ISBN-10:
052115572X
ISBN-13:
9780521155724
Pub. Date:
02/04/2011
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Power in Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics / Edition 3

Power in Movement: Social Movements and Contentious Politics / Edition 3

by Sidney G. Tarrow

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521155724
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/04/2011
Series: Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 602,646
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sidney Tarrow (Ph.D. Berkeley, 1965) is Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government and Professor of Sociology at Cornell University. His recent books are Dynamics of Contention (with Doug McAdam and Charles Tilly), Contentious Europeans (with Doug Imig), Transnational Protest and Global Activism (co-edited with Donatella della Porta), The New Transnational Activism and Contentious Politics (with Charles Tilly). He is currently researching war, state-building and human rights.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Contentious politics and social movements; Part I. Contentious Politics: 3. Modular collective action; 4. Print and association; 5. States, capitalism, and contention; Part II. Powers in Movement: 6. Acting contentiously; 7. Networks and organizations; 8. Making meanings; 9. Threats, opportunities, and regimes; Part III. Dynamics of Contention: 10. Mechanisms and processes of contention; 11. Cycles of contention; 12. Struggling to reform; 13. Transnational contention; 14. Conclusion: the future of social movements.

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