The Resource Understanding social movements, Greg Martin

Understanding social movements, Greg Martin

Label
Understanding social movements
Title
Understanding social movements
Statement of responsibility
Greg Martin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a new and fresh approach to understanding social movements. It provides interdisciplinary perspectives on social and cultural protest and contentious politics. It considers major theories and concepts, which are presented in an accessible and engaging format. Historical and contemporary case studies and examples from a variety of different countries are provided throughout, including the American civil rights movement, Greenpeace, Pussy Riot, indigenous peoples movements, liberation theology, Occupy, Tea Party, and the Arab Spring.The book presents specific chapters outlining
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.48/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM881
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Understanding social movements, Greg Martin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; List of figures; List of boxes; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Should we be optimistic about social movement radicalism?; Social movements in society; Doing social movement research; Understanding social movements; 2 Origins of social movement studies; Introduction; Social psychology of crowds; Collective behaviour theory; Box 2.1 Propaganda and collective behaviour: The Nuremburg rallies; Symbolic interactionism: Blumer's theory of social movements; Box 2.2 Social movement colours: 'Rebel Colours'; Box 2.3 Emergent norm theory
  • Political process modelStructure of political opportunities; Box 3.2 Political opportunity and nested institutions: The case of New Zealand's anti-nuclear weapons movement; Box 3.3 Opportunity structures in anti-corporate activism; Repertoires of contention; Box 3.4 The Rebecca Riots; Box 3.5 Revolt of the Languedoc winegrowers; Cycles of protest; Box 3.6 The importance of preexisting networks for black insurgency and the US civil rights movement; How organized should a social movement be?; Assessing social movement success
  • Smelser's structural-functionalism and the value-added modelBox 2.4 Determinants of collective behaviour: Example of a financial panic; Evaluating Blumer and Smelser; The enduring influence of collective behaviour theories and symbolic interactionism; Box 2.5 Social movements as dramas; Summary; Rational choice theory and the free rider problem; Critiques of rational choice theory; Conclusion; Suggested readings; Note; 3 Political opportunity, resource mobilization, and social movement organization; Introduction; Resource mobilization theory; Box 3.1 Defining 'social movement'
  • Social welfare movements: Recognition or redistribution, or both?Protesting precarity: New wine, old bottles?; Box 4.5 Symbols of precarity protests; Abeyance structures; Summary; Box 4.6 Abeyance structures and social welfare: The infant welfare movement; Social movements surviving neoliberalism; Box 4.7 Austerity and protest; Synthesizing approaches; Conclusion; Suggested readings; Notes; 5 Protest and culture; Introduction; Passionate politics; Box 5.1 Dispassionate politics? Non-emotional framing in animal rights activism
  • The 'cultural turn' in resource mobilization theory: Framing processes and collective actionBox 3.7 Master frames and cycles of protest; Conclusion; Suggested readings; Notes; 4 Social movements, old and new; Introduction; New social movements in programmed society; Box 4.1 Post-materialism; Social movements and social class; Social movements as 'nomads of the present'; Box 4.2 Women's self-help movements; Criticisms of new social movement theory; Box 4.3 Disabled people's fight for equal rights and anti-discrimination laws; Box 4.4 From Fordism to post-Fordism
Control code
ocn908389530
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136868146
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b34648264
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908389530
  • pebco1136868143

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