Contention and Corporate Social Responsibility

Contention and Corporate Social Responsibility

by Sarah A. Soule
     
 

This book examines anti-corporate activism in the United States, providing a nuanced understanding of the changing focal points of challenges to corporations.See more details below

Overview

This book examines anti-corporate activism in the United States, providing a nuanced understanding of the changing focal points of challenges to corporations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521727068
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/17/2009
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Sarah A. Soule is Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She received her BA from the University of Vermont in 1989, her MA from Cornell University in 1991, and her PhD from Cornell University in 1995. Before joining the faculty at Stanford, she was a faculty member at the University of Arizona and Cornell University. Her most recent articles have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Administrative Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Annual Review of Sociology, Social Forces, Social Problems, and Mobilization. She has just completed another book (with David Snow) entitled A Primer on Social Movements and was a co-editor of The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Understanding social movements, contentions and private politics and their consequences; 3. Anti-corporate protest in the United States, 1960–1990; 4. The effect of protest on university divestment; 5. Private and contentious politics in the post-1990 era; 6. Conclusion.

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