Identity Work in Social Movements

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816651405
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 8/13/2008
  • Series: Social Movements, Protest, and Contention Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 312
  • 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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