The Oxford Handbook of Social Movements

Hardcover | November 25, 2015

EditorDonatella Della Porta, Mario Diani

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The Oxford Handbook of Social Movements is an innovative volume that presents a comprehensive exploration of social movement studies, mapping the field and expanding it to examine the recent developments in cognate areas of studies, within and beyond sociology and political science.This volume brings together the most distinguished social and political scientists working in this field, each writing thought-provoking essays in their area of expertise, and facilitates conversations between classic social movement agenda and lines of research. The Oxford Handbook of SocialMovements discusses core theoretical perspectives, recent contributions from the field, and how patterns of macro social change may affect social movements, as well as suggesting what contributions social movement studies can give to other research areas in various disciplines.

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The Oxford Handbook of Social Movements is an innovative volume that presents a comprehensive exploration of social movement studies, mapping the field and expanding it to examine the recent developments in cognate areas of studies, within and beyond sociology and political science.This volume brings together the most distinguished soc...

Donatella Della Porta is Professor of Sociology at the European University Institute, where she directs the Center on Social Movement Studies (Cosmos). She is also directs a major ERC project Mobilizing for Democracy, on civil society participation in democratization processes in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. Among ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:864 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.05 inPublished:November 25, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Donatella della Porta and Mario Diani: Introduction: The Field of Social Movement StudiesI. Core Theoretical Perspectives2. Klaus Eder: Social Movements in Social Theory3. Ondrej Cisar: Social movements in Political Science4. John Markoff: Historical Analysis and Social Movement Research5. Sidney Tarrow: Contentious Politics6. Stephen Wulff, Mary Bernstein, and Verta Taylor: New Theoretical Directions from the Study of Gender and Sexuality MovementsII. Social Movements and Structural Processes7. Beverly J. Silver and Sahan Savas Karatasli: Historical Dynamics of Capitalism and Labor Movements8. Jack A. Goldstone: Demography and Social Movements9. Nina Eggert and Marco Giugni: Migration and Social Movements10. Lasse Lindekilde and Lene Kuhle: Religious Revivalism and Social Movements11. Diego Muro: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Social Movements12. Massimiliano Andretta, Gianni Piazza, and Anna Subirats: Urban Dynamics and Social MovementsIII. Micro-Dynamics of Contention13. Bert Klandermans: Motivations to Action14. David B. Tindall: Networks as Constraints and Opportunities15. Pamela Oliver: Rational action16. Helena Flam: Micromobilization and Emotions17. Olivier Fillieule: Demobilization and Disengagement in a Life Course PerspectiveIV. How Movements Organize18. Frank den Hond, Frank G.A. de Bakker, and Nikolai Smith: Social Movements and Organizational Analysis19. Mario Diani and Ann Mische: Network Approaches and Social Movements20. Holly J. McCammon, and Minyoung Moon: Social Movement Coalitions21. Hatem M. Hassan and Suzanne Staggenborg: Movements as Communities22. Jennifer Earl, Jayson Hunt, R. Kelly Garrett, and Aysenur Dal: New Technologies and Social Movements23. W. Lance Bennett and Alexandra Segerberg: Communication in Movements24. Paul Routledge: Geography and Social MovementsV. Repertoires of Collective Action25. James Jasper, Kevin Moran, and Marisa Tramontano: Strategy26. Eitan Y. Alimi: Repertoires of Contention27. David Waddington: Riots28. Lorenzo Bosi and Stefan Malthaner: Political Violence29. Elisabeth Wood: Guerrilla and Armed Insurrections30. Daniel P. Ritter: Civil Resistance31. Michele Micheletti and Dietlind Stolle: Consumer Strategies in Social Movements32. Helmut Anheier and Nikolas Scherer: Voluntary Action and Social MovementsVI. Cultures of Contention33. Anna E. Tan and David A. Snow: Cultural Conflicts and Social Movements34. Francesca Polletta and Beth Gharrity Gardner: Narrative and Social Movements35. Ron Eyerman: The Art of Social Movement36. Nicole Doerr, Alice Mattoni, and Simon Teune: Visuals in Social Movements37. Julia Eckert: Practice Movements: The Politics of Non-Sovereign Power38. Jeff Juris and Alex Khasnabish: Immanent Accounts: Ethnography, Engagement, and Social Movement PracticesVII. Political and Non-Political Opportunities and Constraints39. Mark R. Beissinger: Contentious Collective Action and the Evolving Nation-State40. Jackie Smith: Social Movements and the Multilateral Arena41. Hank Johnston: 'The Game's Afoot': Social Movements in Authoritarian States42. Abby Peterson and Matthias Wahlstrom: Repression: The Governance of Domestic Dissent43. Philip Balsiger: Managing Protest: The Political Action Repertoires of Corporations44. Hanspeter Kriesi: Party Systems, Electoral Systems, and Social Movements45. Kenneth M. Roberts: Populism, Social Movements, and Popular Subjectivity46. Sarah A. Soule and Brayden G. King: Markets, Business, and Social MovementsVIII. Movements' Contributions to Social and Political Change47. Colin Barker and Michel Lavalette: Welfare Changes and Social Movements48. Christopher Rootes and Eugene Nulman: The Impacts of Environmental Movements49. Kate Nash: Is it Social Movements that Construct Human Rights?50. Raffaele Marchetti: The Conditions for Civil Society Participation in International Decision Making51. Donatella della Porta: Democracy within Movements52. Julien Talpin: Democratic Innovations53. Jeff Goodwin and Rene Rojas: Revolutions and Regime Changes