Identity Work in Social Movements

Identity Work in Social Movements

by Jo Reger

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ISBN-10: 081665140X

ISBN-13: 9780816651405

Pub. Date: 08/13/2008

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

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University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
Social Movements, Protest, and Contention Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Identity Work, Sameness, and Difference in Social Movements   Rachel L. Einwohner   Jo Reger   Daniel J. Myers     1
Doing Identity Work
Just Like You: The Dimensions of Identity Presentations in an Antigay Contested Context   Kimberly B. Dugan     21
"We're Not Just Lip-synching Up Here": Music and Collective Identity in Drag Performances   Elizabeth Kaminski   Verta Taylor     47
Technical Advances in Communication: The Example of White Racialist "Love Groups" and "White Civil Rights Organizations"   Todd Schroer     77
Drawing Identity Boundaries: The Creation of Contemporary Feminism   Jo Roger     101
Passing as Strategic Identity Work in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising   Rachel L. Einwohner     121
I Am the Man and Woman in This House: Brazilian Jeito and the Strategic Framing of Motherhood in a Poor, Urban Community   Kevin Neuhouser     141
Working through Identities
Ally Identity: The Politically Gay   Daniel J. Myers     167
Being "Sisters" to Salvadoran Peasants: Deep Identification and Its Limitations   Susan Munkres     189
Dealing with Diversity: The Coalition of Labor Union Women   Silke Roth     213
Diversity Discourse and Multi-identity Work in Lesbian and Gay Organizations   Jane Ward     233
The Reconstruction of Collective Identity in the Emergence of U.S. White Women's Liberation   Benita Roth     257
Afterword: The Analytic Dimensions of Identity: A Political Identity Framework   Mary Bernstein     277
Contributors     303
Index     309

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