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Power in Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics / Edition 3

Power in Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics / Edition 3

by Sidney G. Tarrow
     
 

ISBN-10: 052115572X

ISBN-13: 9780521155724

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521155724
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/04/2011
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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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