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The Blackwell companion to social movements / edited by David A. Snow, Sarah A. Soule, and Hanspeter Kriesi.



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Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
  • Book
  • xvii, 754 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Title Variation:
Companion to social movements
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contributors.Acknowledgements.Part I: Introduction:.1. Mapping The Terrain: David A. Snow (University Of Arizona), Sarah A. Soule (University Of Arizona), And Hanspeter Kriesi (University Of Zurich).Part II: Facilitative Contexts and Conditions:.2.Protest in Time and Space: The Evolution of Waves of Contention: Ruud Koopmans (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin Fur Sozialforschun).3. The Strange Career of Strain and Breakdown Theories of Collection Action: Steven M. Buechler (Minnesota State University).4. Political Context and Opportunity: Hanspeter Kriesi (Universitat Zurich).5. The Cultural Contexts of Collective Action: Constraints, Opportunities, and The Symbolic Life Of Social Movements: Rhys H. Williams (University Of Cincinnati).6.Resources and Social Movement Mobilization: Bob Edwards (East Carolina University) And John D. Mccarthy (The Pennsylvania State University).Part III: Field of Action and Dynamics:.7. Beyond the Iron Law: Rethinking the Place of Organizations in Social Movement Research: Elisabeth S. Clemens and Debra C. Minkoff (University Of Chicago-- University Of Washington).8. Leadership in Social Movements: Aldon D. Morris and Suzanne Staggenborg (Northwestern University-- Mcgill University).9. Movement Allies, Adversaries and Third Parties: Dieter Rucht (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin).10. Policing Social Protest: Donatella Della Porta and Olivier Fillieule (European University Institute, Florence-- University of Lausanne).11. Bystanders, Public Opinion, and the Media: William A. Gamson (Boston College).12. "Get Up, Stand Up:" Tactical Repertoires of Social Movements: Verta Taylor and Nella Van Dyke (University of California, Santa Barbara-- Washington State University).13. Diffusion Processes Within and Across Movements: Sarah A. Soule (University of Arizona).14. Transnational Processes and Movements: Jackie Smith (SUNY Stony Brook).Part IV: Microstructural and Social Psychological Dimensions:.15. Networks and Participation: Mario Diani (University of Trento).16. The Demand and Supply of Participation: Social-Psychological Correlates of Participation in Social Movements: Bert Klandermans (Free University, Amsterdam).17. Framing Processes, Ideology, and Discursive Fields: David A. Snow (University Of California, Irvine).18. Emotional Dimensions of Social Movements: Jeff Goodwin, James Jasper and Francesca Polletta (New York University-- Independent Scholar-- Columbia University).19. Collective Identity, Solidarity, and Commitment: Scott A. Hunt and Robert D. Benford (University Of Kentucky-- Southern Illinois University, Carbondale).Part V: Consequences And Outcomes:.20. The Legislative, Organizational, and Beneficiary Consequences of State-Oriented Challenges: Edwin Amenta and Neal Caren (both New York University).21. Personal and Biographical Consequences: Marco Giugni (University of Geneva).22. The Cultural Consequences of Social Movements: Jennifer Earl (University of California, Santa Barbara).23. The Consequences of Social Movements for Each Other: Nancy Whittier (Smith College).Part VI: Major Social Movements:.24. The Labor Movement In Motion: Rick Fantasia and Judith Stepan-Norris (Smith College-- University Of California, Irvine).25. Feminism and the Women's Movement: A Global Perspective: Myra Marx Ferree and Carol Mueller (University of Wisconsin-- Arizona State University West).26. Environmental Movements: Christopher Rootes (University of Kent).27. Antiwar and Peace Movements: Sam Marullo and David S. Meyer (Georgetown University-- University Of California, Irvine).28. Ethnic and Nationalist Movements: Susan Olzak (Stanford University).29. Religious Movements: Fred Kniss and Gene Burns (Loyola University-- Michigan State University).Index.
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Publisher's Summary:
"The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements" is a compilation of original, state-of-the-art essays by internationally recognized scholars on an array of topics in the field of social movement studies. This book: contains original, state-of-the-art essays by internationally recognized scholars; covers a wide array of topics in the field of social movement studies; and, features a valuable introduction by the editors which maps the field, and helps situate the study of social movements within other disciplines. It includes coverage of historical, political, and cultural contexts; leadership; organizational dynamics; social networks and participation; consequences and outcomes; and case studies of major social movements. It offers the most comprehensive discussion of social movements available.
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Snow, David A.
Soule, Sarah Anne, 1967-
Kriesi, Hanspeter.
Blackwell companions to sociology.

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