Waves of Protest: Social Movements Since the Sixties / Edition 1by Jo Freeman
Pub. Date: 03/18/1999
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
This book updates and adds to the classic Social Movements of the Sixties and Seventies, showing how social movement theory has grown and changed_from an earlier emphasis on collective behavior, to the resource mobilization approach, and currently to analyses that emphasize culture, ideology, and collective identity. Top social scientists combine insiders' insights
This book updates and adds to the classic Social Movements of the Sixties and Seventies, showing how social movement theory has grown and changed_from an earlier emphasis on collective behavior, to the resource mobilization approach, and currently to analyses that emphasize culture, ideology, and collective identity. Top social scientists combine insiders' insights with critical analyses to examine a wide variety of social movements active in the most recent U.S. cycle of protest. Waves of Protest is a must-read for students of social movements, social change, political sociology, and American studies.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Publication date:
- People, Passions, and Power: Social Movements, Interest Organizations, and the P Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.94(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.18(d)
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Mobilization Chapter 3 On the Origins of Social Movements Chapter 4 Mobilizing the Disabled Chapter 5 Sacrifice for the Cause: Group Processes, Recruitment, and Commitment in a Student Social Movement Chapter 6 Recruiting Intimates, Recruiting Strangers: Building the Contemporary Animal Rights Movement Part 7 Organization Chapter 8 The Structure of Social Movements: Environmental Activism and Its Opponents Chapter 9 The Consequences of Professionalization and Formalization in the Pro-Choice Movement Chapter 10 AIDS, Anger, and Activism: ACT UP as a Social Movement Organization Part 11 Consciousness Chapter 12 The Spirit Willing: Collective Identity and the Development of the Christian Right Chapter 13 Collective Identity in Social Movement Communities: Lesbian Feminist Mobilization Chapter 14 The Social Construction of Subversive Evil: The Contemporary Anticult and Anti-Satanism Movements Part 15 Strategy and Tactics Chapter 16 A Model for Analyzing the Strategic Options of Social Movement Organizations Chapter 17 The Strategic Determinants of a Countermovement: The Emergence and Impact of Operation Rescue Blockades Chapter 18 Civil Disobedience and Protest Cycles Chapter 19 The Transformation of a Constituency into a Movement Revisited: Farmworker Organizing in California Part 20 Decline Chapter 21 The End of SDS and the Emergence of Weatherman: Demise Through Success Chapter 22 The Decline of the Civil Rights Movement Chapter 23 The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee: The Rise and Fall of a Redemptive Organization Chapter 24 Index Chapter 25 About the Contributors
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