Social Movements: A Cognitive Approach / Edition 1

Social Movements: A Cognitive Approach / Edition 1

by Ron Eyerman, Andrew Jamison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0271007567

ISBN-13: 9780271007564

Pub. Date: 02/28/1991

Publisher: Penn State University Press

This book offers a new approach to the study of social movements. Integrating American and European approaches, Eyerman and Jamison argue that social movements are forms of activity whereby individuals create new kinds of social identities not only for themselves but for the societies of which they form a part.

Overview

This book offers a new approach to the study of social movements. Integrating American and European approaches, Eyerman and Jamison argue that social movements are forms of activity whereby individuals create new kinds of social identities not only for themselves but for the societies of which they form a part.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271007564
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Social Movements and Sociology.

2. Social Movements as Cognitive Praxis.

3. Dimensions of Cognitive Praxis.

4. Social Movements and their Intellectuals.

5. A Case Study: The American Civil Rights Movement.

6. Social Movements in Context.

7. Conclusions.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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