The Social Movement Society: Contentious Politics for a New Century

The Social Movement Society: Contentious Politics for a New Century

by David S. Meyer
     
 

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Is there more social protest now than there was prior to the movement politics of the 1960s, and if so, does it result in a distinctly less civil society throughout the world? If everybody protests, what does protest mean in advanced industrial societies? This volume brings together scholars from Europe and the U.S., and from both political science and sociology, to

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Is there more social protest now than there was prior to the movement politics of the 1960s, and if so, does it result in a distinctly less civil society throughout the world? If everybody protests, what does protest mean in advanced industrial societies? This volume brings together scholars from Europe and the U.S., and from both political science and sociology, to consider the ways in which the social movement has changed as a political form and the ways in which it continues to change the societies in which it is prevalent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461645634
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/29/1997
Series:
People, Passions, and Power: Social Movements, Interest Organizations, and the P
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
292
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

David S. Meyer teaches in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Sidney Tarrow is Maxwell Upson Professor of Government at Cornell University.

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