Stories of Change: Narrative and Social Movements / Edition 1

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Overview

Applies narrative analysis to the study of social movements.
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“This book treats a topic that reflects issues that are currently on the cutting edge of the field of social movements and moves it forward. It is quite interesting to read, especially since some of the movements have not had much written about them and are generally less contentious than the movements that received center stage.” — William A. Gamson, author of Talking Politics
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791451922
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph E. Davis is Research Assistant Professor of Sociology and Program Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He is the editor of Identity and Social Change.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Part One: Narrative and the Sociology of Social Movements

1. Narrative and Social Movements: The Power of Stories
Joseph E. Davis

2. Plotting Protest: Mobilizing Stories in the 1960 Student Sit-Ins
Francesca Polletta

3. Controlling Narratives and Narratives as Control within Social Movements
Robert D. Benford

Part Two: Analysis of Narrative in Social Movements

4. "Getting Our Histories Straight": Culture, Narrative, and Identity in the Self-Help Movement
John Steadman Rice

5. Moving Toward the Light: Self, Other, and the Politics of Experience in New Age Narratives
Michael F. Brown

6. Fundamentalism: When History Goes Awry
Joshua J. Yates and James Davison Hunter

7. Drug Court Stories: Transforming American Jurisprudence
James L. Nolan Jr.

8. Compassion on Trial: Movement Narrative in a Court Conflict over Physician Assisted Suicide
Jeffery D. Tatum

9. Movement Advocates as Battered Women's Storytellers: From Varied Experiences, One Message
Bess Rothenberg

Part Three: Conclusion

10. The Storied Group: Social Movements as "Bundles of Narratives"
Gary Alan Fine

Bibliography

Contributors

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