Coalition Building in the Anti-Death Penalty Movement: Privileged Morality, Race Realities

Coalition Building in the Anti-Death Penalty Movement: Privileged Morality, Race Realities

by Sandra Joy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739120385
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 01/05/2010
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Sandra J. Jones is assistant professor of Sociology at Rowan University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

1 Political Process Theory and the Anti-Death Penalty Movement 13

2 Becoming Mobilized against the Death Penalty 61

3 Political Opportunities and Constraints on Activism 97

4 Organizational Dynamics in the Movement 145

5 Framing Opposition to the Death Penalty 195

6 Future Directions 235

Appendix A Methodology 271

Appendix B Demographic Characteristics of Sample 275

Appendix C Anti-Death Penalty Organizations Represented by the Activists 277

Bibliography 285

Index 295

About the Author 301

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