About the Author

Ted Robert Gurr, professor of political science at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is the author of numerous books, including Why Men Rebel (1970), which received the Woodrow Wilson Award, and coauthor of The Politics of Crime and Conflict: A Comparative History of Four Cities (1977). Desmond S. King, lecturer in politics at the University of Edinburgh, is the author of The New Right: Politics, Markets and Citizenship.