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Contention in context : political opportunities and the emergence of protest / edited by Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Copyright date:
2012
Imprint:
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012], ©2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 341 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction : from political opportunity structures to strategic interaction / James M. Jasper
  • Peasant revolts in the French Revolution / Jack A. Goldstone
  • Rural social movements in Nicaragua / Anthony W. Pereira
  • Human rights in Argentina / Amy Risley
  • Rural unions in Brazil / John L. Hammond
  • The civil rights movement / Francesca Polletta
  • The women's movement / John D. Skrentny
  • Gay and lesbian liberation / Adam Isaiah Green
  • The U.S. movement for peace in Central America / James M. Jasper
  • Opportunity knocks : the trouble with political opportunity and what you can do about it / Edwin Amenta and Drew Halfmann
  • Sensing and seizing opportunities : how contentious actors and strategies emerge / Christian Bröer and Jan Willem Duyvendak
  • Eventful protest, global conflicts : social mechanisms in the reproduction of protest / Donatella della Porta
  • Conclusion : are protestors opportunists? : fifty tests / Jeff Goodwin.
Contributor:
Goodwin, Jeff, editor of compilation.
Jasper, James M., 1957- editor of compilation.
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ISBN:
9780804776110
0804776113
9780804776127
0804776121

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