Social Movements and Organization Theory

Social Movements and Organization Theory

by Gerald F. Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521839491

ISBN-13: 9780521839495

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Although the fields of organization theory and social movement theory have long been viewed as belonging to different worlds, recent events have intervened, reminding us that organizations are becoming more movement-like and volatile and politicized while movements are more likely to borrow strategies from organizations. Topics covered in this volume range from

Overview

Although the fields of organization theory and social movement theory have long been viewed as belonging to different worlds, recent events have intervened, reminding us that organizations are becoming more movement-like and volatile and politicized while movements are more likely to borrow strategies from organizations. Topics covered in this volume range from globalization and transnational social movement organizations to community recycling programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521839495
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics Series
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Creating a Common Framework: 1. Organizations and movements Doug McAdam and W. Richard Scott; 2. Where do we stand? Common mechanisms in organizations and social movements research John L. Campbell; Part II. Political and Mobilization Context: 3. Institutional variation in the evolution of social movements: competing logics and the spread of recycling advocacy groups Michael Lounsbury; 4. Elite mobilizations for antitakeover legislation, 1982–1990 Timothy Vogus and Gerald F. Davis; 5. Institutionalization as a contested, multilevel process: the case of rate regulation in American fire insurance Marc Schneiberg and Sarah A. Soule; 6. From struggle to settlement: the crystallization of a field of lesbian/gay organizations in San Francisco, 1969–1973 Elizabeth Armstrong; Part III. Social Movement Organizations: Form and Structure: 7. Persistence and change among federated social movement organizations John McCarthy; 8. Globalization and transnational social movement organizations Jackie Smith; Part IV. Movements Penetrating Organizations: 9. How do social movements penetrate organizations? Environmental impact and organizational response Mayer N. Zald, Calvin Morrill, and Hayagreeva Rao; 10. Organizational change as an orchestrated social movement: recruitment to a corporate quality initiative David Strang and Dong-Il Jung; 11. Subventing our stories of subversion Maureen A. Scully and W. E. Douglas Creed; Part V. Conclusion: 12. Social change, social theory, and the convergence of movements and organizations Gerald F. Davis and Mayer N. Zald; 12. Two kinds of stuff: the current encounter of social movements and organizations Elizabeth Clemens.

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