Power in Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics / Edition 3by Sidney G. Tarrow
Pub. Date: 02/04/2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
While covering cultural, organizational and personal sources of movements' power, the book emphasizes the rise and fall of social movements as part of political struggle and as the outcome of changes in political opportunity structure.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Contentious politics and social movements; Part I. Contentious Politics: 3. Modular collective action; 4. Print and association; 5. States, capitalism, and contention; Part II. Powers in Movement: 6. Acting contentiously; 7. Networks and organizations; 8. Making meanings; 9. Threats, opportunities, and regimes; Part III. Dynamics of Contention: 10. Mechanisms and processes of contention; 11. Cycles of contention; 12. Struggling to reform; 13. Transnational contention; 14. Conclusion: the future of social movements.
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