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Unformatted text preview: " which she calls REVOLUTION FROM ABOVE . This refers to a situation where individuals who are in charge of the state seize control of the entire state apparatus for the purpose of promoting "reformist or revolutionary change from above. " Skocpol cites Stepan and Trimberger in this vein. Generally, such activity occurs in a setting where career military officials are in positions of power. They're training in the military steers them toward seizing control and installing corporatist governments in order to deal with crises, whether domestic or international. During the seizure of power, there may be an attempt to destroy traditional elite classes or other groups which might resist the seizure of power....
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