What is revolutionary social movement?
A revolutionary movement (or revolutionary social movement) is a specific type of social movement dedicated to carrying out a revolution. Goodwin distinguishes between a conservative (reformist) and radical revolutionary movements, depending on how much of a change they want to introduce.
What are two factors that are used to distinguish between different types of social movements?
While there are many differences between social movements, they are typically distinguished by the people whose behavior they seek to change and the extent of societal change they hope to achieve, resulting in four types of social movements (alternative, redemptive, reformative, and revolutionary) (p. 707).
What are the three peasant movements during 1946?
The Tebhaga Movement was a large-scale peasant movement that began in 1946, in what was then the undivided Bengal Province of British India. For a long time, peasants and sharecroppers were forced to give up about 50% of the year’s harvest to the landlord, while they would have kept the remaining 50% for themselves.
Who started Tebhaga movement?
The Tebhaga movement was significant peasant agitation, initiated in Bengal by the Kisan Sabha (peasant front of the Communist Party of India) in 1946–47.
How did the new peasants gradually become a part of large societies?
These new peasant groups slowly began to be influenced by the regional markets, chieftains, priests, monasteries and temples. They became a part of large, complex societies and hence had to pay taxes and also offer the goods and services to the local lords.
What are the effects of peasant and tribal movements?
Rural indebtedness and the large scale alienation of agricultural land to non-cultivating classes led to the peasant discontent in Punjab. The communal complexion of the Punjab rural situation and the martial character of the Sikhs called for an early effective action by the government.