The social movements reader : cases and concepts
- 2nd ed.
- Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
- Physical description
- xiv, 458 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Blackwell readers in sociology ; 12.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -443) and index.
- When and why do social movements occur?
- Who joins or supports movements?
- Who remains in movements, and who drops out?
- What do movement participants think and feel?
- How are movements organized?
- What do movements do?
- How do institutions influence movements?
- Why do movements decline?
- What changes do movements bring about?
- Publisher's Summary
- The Social Movements Reader , Second Edition, provides the most important and readable articles and book selections on recent social movements from around the world. With selected readings and editorial material this book combines the strengths of a reader and a textbook Reflects new developments in the study of social movements, both empirical and theoretical Provides original texts, many of them classics in the field of social movements, which have been edited for the non-technical reader Sidebars offer concise definitions of key terms as well as biographies of famous activists and chronologies of several key movements Requires no prior knowledge about social movements or theories of social movements.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- edited by Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper.
- Blackwell readers in sociology ; 12