The Social Movements Reader: Cases and Concepts

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Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper
John Wiley & Sons, 20.04.2009 - 458 Seiten
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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
 

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Inhalt

Editors Introduction
3
When and Why Do Social Movements Occur?
9
The 1960s Freedom Struggle
15
A Chronology of the U S Civil Rights Movement
16
List of Activist Biographies
21
The Womens Movement
24
The Iranian Revolution from Structural and Perceived
42
Charisma
43
Organizational Repertoires
211
Transnational Environmental Activism
226
Lois Gibbs
234
Introduction
251
Tactical Innovation in the Civil Rights
259
Armed Struggle in the South African AntiApartheid
279
A Chronology of the South African AntiApartheid Movement
280
Nelson Mandela
293

Introduction
55
Moral Shocks and SelfRecruitment
57
Recruits to Civil Rights Activism from Freedom Summer
66
Biographical Availability
73
MiddleClass Radicalism and Environmentalism
75
Who Are the Radical Islamists?
84
contents
91
Mass Society
93
What Do Movement Participants Think and Feel?
141
Movement Culture
147
Joan Andrews
158
CrossCutting Ties
162
Are Frames Enough? from The Art of Reframing
167
The Emotions of Protest from The Emotions of Protest
175
A List from Contexts magazine
185
Indigenous Organization
190
Discussion Questions
192
Suicide Bombing from Six Lessons of Suicide Bombing
295
Everyday Life Routine Politics and Protest
302
How Do Institutions Influence Movements?
311
Celebrities
313
Contexts from Insurgency of the Powerless
317
Political Opportunities
328
Cesar Chavez
332
Ken SaroWiwa
361
Brokers
362
Introduction
373
contents
376
New Social Movements
383
Counterinsurgency from Contexts magazine
400
What Changes Do Movements Bring About?
409
Radical Flank Effects
411
References from Part IntroductionsKey Concepts
441
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Über den Autor (2009)

Jeff Goodwin is Professor of Sociology at New York University. He is the author of No Other Way Out: States and Revolutionary Movements, 1945-1991 (2001) and Choosing Terror (2010).

James M. Jasper is Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has written many books, including The Animal Rights Crusade (1992), The Art of Moral Protest (1997), and Getting Your Way (2006).

Together they have edited Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements (with Francesca Polletta) (2001), The Social Movements Reader (2003), Rethinking Social Movements: Structure, Culture, and Emotion (2004), Social Movements: Critical Concepts in Sociology (2007), and The Contexts Reader (2007).

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