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.  See more details below

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

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Contentious Politics and Social Movements10
Pt. IThe Birth of the Modern Social Movement
2Modular Collective Action29
3Print and Association43
4State Building and Social Movements54
Pt. IIFrom Contention to Social Movements
5Political Opportunities and Constraints71
6Acting Contentiously91
7Framing Contention106
8Mobilizing Structures and Contentious Politics123
Pt. IIIThe Dynamics of Movement
9Cycles of Contention141
10Struggling to Reform161
11Transnational Contention176
Conclusion: The Future of Social Movements196
Notes211
Sources233
Index263

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