Readings on Social Movements: Origins, Dynamics, and Outcomes

Paperback | July 26, 2009

byDoug McAdam, David A. Snow

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This is the second edition of a reader on social movements, edited by arguably two of the biggest names in the sub-field of social movements within sociology. The collection of readings is organized theoretically (rather than historically) and views social movements as best analyzed accordingto dynamics and internal / external processes. It is a compilation introducing examples of the most salient sociological / theoretical lenses that have been produced by social movement scholars in the 20th century.

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This is the second edition of a reader on social movements, edited by arguably two of the biggest names in the sub-field of social movements within sociology. The collection of readings is organized theoretically (rather than historically) and views social movements as best analyzed accordingto dynamics and internal / external process...

Doug McAdam (Ph.D. SUNY Stony Brook) is Professor of Sociology, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Director of Urban Studies at Stanford University. Among numerous other activities and accomplishments in the discipline, Doug has published widely in the subfield of social movements, and is perhaps best known for his book Freedom S...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:848 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAlternative Uses of SelectionsBiographical NotesIntroduction: Social Movements: Conceptual and Theoretical IssuesI. EMERGENCE: FACILITATING CONDITIONSPart 1. Disruption and Threat1. David A. Snow, Daniel Cress, Liam Downey, and Andrew Jones: Disrupting the Quotidian: Reconceptualizing the Relationship between Breakdown and the Emergence of Collective Action2. Jack A. Goldstone: A Demographic/Structural Model State Breakdown3. Nella Van Dyke and Sarah A. Soule: Structural Social Change and Mobilizing Effect of Threat: Explaining Levels of Patriot and Militia Organizing in the United StatesPart 2. Political Opportunities4. Craig Jenkins, David Jacobs, and Jon Agnone: Political Opportunities and African American Protest, 1948-19975. Hanspeter Kreisi, Ruud Koopmans, Jan Willem Duyvendak, and Marco G. Giugni: New Social Movements and Political Opportunities in Western Europe6. Tamara Kay: Labor Transnationalism and Global Governance: The Impact of NAFTA on Transnational Labor Relationships in North America7. Paul D. Almeida: Opportunity, Organizations and Threat-induced Contention: Protest Waves in Authoritarian SettingsPart 3. Resources and Organizations8. Daniel M. Cress and David Snow: Resources, Benefactors, and the Viability of Homeless SMOs9. E. A. Armstrong: From Struggle to Settlement: The Crystallization of A Field of Lesbian/Gay Organizations in San Francisco, 1969-197310. Jackie Smith: Globalization and Transnational Social Movement OrganizationsPart 4. Facilitative Spaces and Contexts11. Dingxin Zhao: Ecologies of Social Movements: Student Mobilization during the 1989 Pro-Democracy Movement in Beijing12. Aldon D. Morris: Black Southern Student Sit-In Movement: An Analysis of Internal Organization13. Robert Futrell and Pete Simi: Free Spaces, Collective Identity, and the Persistence of U.S. White Power Activism14. Hank Johnston and David A. Snow: Subcultures and Social Movements: The Emergence of the Estonian Nationalist OppositionII. PROCESSES OF MICROMOBILIZATIONPart 5. Social Networks15. Marc Dixon and Vincent J. Roscigno: Status, Networks, and Social Movement Participation: The Case of Striking Workers16. Roger Gould: Multiple Networks and Mobilization in the Paris Commune, 187117. Doug McAdam and Ronnelle Paulsen: Specifying the Relationship Between Social Ties and Activism18. David Smilde: A Qualitative comparative Analysis of Conversion to Venezuelan Evangelicalism: How Networks MatterPart 6. Interpretive Processes: Framing19. David A. Snow and Scott Byrd: Ideology, Framing Processes, and Islamic Terrorist Movements20. Mario Diani: Linking Mobilization Frames and Political Opportunity Structures: Insights from Regional Populism in Italy21. Myra Marx Ferree: Resonance and Radicalism: Feminist Framing in the Abortion Debates of the United States and Germany22. Nicholas Pedriana: From Protective to Equal treatment: Legal Framing Processes and Transformation of the Women's Movement in the 1960sPart 7. The Social Psychology of Participation: Grievances, Identity, and Emotion23. Bert Klandermans, Marlene Roefs, and Johan Oliver: Grievance Formation in a Country in Transition: South Africa, 1994-199824. Francesca Polletta: It Was Little a Fever....': Narrative and Identity in Social Protest25. Rachel L. Einwohner: Identity Work and Collective Action in a Repressive Context: Jewish Resistance on the 'Aryan Side' of the Warsaw Ghetto26. Sharon Erikson Nepstad: Persistent Resistance: Commitment and Community in the Plowshares MovementIII. MOVEMENT DYNAMICSPart 8. Strategies and Tactics27. Charles Tilly: Getting it Together in Burgundy, 1675-197528. Doug McAdam: Tactical Innovation and the Pace of Insurgency29. Mary Bernstein: Celebration and Suppression: The Strategic Uses of Identity by the Lesbian and Gay Movement30. William A. Gamson: The Success of the UnrulyPart 9. Extra-Movement Dynamics31. Ruud Koopmans and Susan Olzak: Discursive Opportunities and the Evolution of Right-Wing Violence in Germany32. Jennifer Earl, Sarah A. Soule, and John D. McCarthy: Protest Under Fire: Explaining the Policing of Protest33. David S. Meyer and Catherine Corrigall-Brown: Coalitions and Political Context: U.S. Movements against Wars in Iraq34. Franklin Rothman, Daniel and Pamela E. Oliver: From Local to Global: The Anti-Dam Movement in Southern Brazil, 1979-1992Part 10. Intra-Movement Dynamics35. Verta Taylor: Social Movement Continuity: The Women's Movement in Abeyance36. Suzanne Staggenborg: The Consequences of Professionalization and Formalization in the American Labor Movement37. Joel Andreas: The Structure of Charismatic Mobilization: A Case Study of Rebellion During the Chinese Cultural Revolution38. Sidney Tarrow: Diffusion and ModularityIV. DO MOVEMENTS MATTER: OUTCOMES AND IMPACTS39. Frances S. Hasso: Feminist Generations? The Long-Term Impact of Social Movement Involvement in Palestinian Women's Lives40. Holly McCammon, Courtney Sanders Muse, Harmony D. Newman, and Teresa M. Terrell: Movement Framing and Discursive Opportunity Structures: The Political Successes of the U.S. Women's Jury Movements41. Edwin Amenta, Neal Caren, and Sheera Joy Olasky: Age for Leisure? Political Mediation and the Impact of the Pension Movement on Old-Age Policy42. Kenneth T. Andrews: Social Movements and Policy Implementation: The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and the War on Poverty, 1965-197143. Doug McAdam and Yang Su: The War at Home: Antiwar Protests and Congressional Voting, 1965-1973References