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Social Movements,9780199363599

Social Movements

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 6/1/2015
Publisher(s): Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Suzanne Staggenborg is Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the coeditor, with Bert Klandermans, of Methods of Social Movement Research (2002) and the author of Gender, Family, and Social Movements (1998) and The Pro-Choice Movement (OUP, 1991).

Table of Contents


Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction
The Origins of the Social Movement
Defining Social Movements
Outline of the Book
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 2: Theories of Social Movements and Collective Action
Collective Behavior Theory
The Chicago School Approach to Collective Behavior
Smelser's Theory of Collective Behavior
Mass Society Theory
Relative Deprivation Theory
Resource Mobilization and Political Process Theories
Resource Mobilization Theory
Political Process Theory
A Synthetic Approach
New Social Movement Theory
New Directions in Social Movement Theory
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 3: Issues in the Study of Social Movements and Collective Action
Movement Emergence: Mobilization and Recruitment
Influences on Mobilization
Individual Recruitment and Participation
Movement Maintenance, Growth, and Decline
Social Movement Organizations
Movement Strategies and Campaigns
Movements within Institutions, Other Social Movements, and Culture
Movement Outcomes
Movements and Media
Methods of Social Movement Research
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 4: The Protest Cycle of the 1960s
The Rise, Decline, and Significance of the Protest Cycle
The American Civil Rights Movement
The Rise of New Left Student and Antiwar Movements
Legacies of the Protest Cycle of the 1960s
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 5: The Women's Movement
Origins of the Second Wave
Mobilizing Issues of the Second Wave
The ERA Campaign
Women's Health and Reproductive Rights
Violence against Women
Feminist Survival Among New Generations
The Global Women's Movement
Maintenance and Growth of the Women's Movement
Conclusion
Note
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 6: The LGBT Movement
Origins of the LGBT Movement
Gay and Lesbian Liberation
Struggles for Equal Rights
AIDS Activism and Queer Politics
Relationship Recognition and Same-Sex Marriage
Influences on Movement Strategies and Outcomes
Conclusion
Notes
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 7: The Environmental Movement
Origins of the Environmental Movement
Mobilizing Support for Environmentalism
Debates on the Power and Direction of the Environmental Movement
Greenpeace and the Mass Media
Green Lobbies and Consumer Boycotts
Grassroots Environmentalism and Direct-Action Campaigns
The Clayoquot Sound Protests
The Anti-Roads Movement
Fossil Fuel Resistance
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 8: American Right-Wing Movements
Origins of the New Right
Young Americans for Freedom
Local Community Networks and Organizations
Electoral Politics and Political Opportunity
Elite Support and Expanded Resources
The Tea Party Movement
Issue Campaigns
Antifeminist Campaigns
The ERA Battle
The Abortion Conflict
Defining Women's Interests
Antigay Campaigns
Antienvironmental Campaigns
The Future of Right-Wing Movements
Transnational Right-Wing Movements
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 9: Global Movements for Social Justice
Origins of the Global Justice Movement
Mobilizing Frames, Structures, and Opportunities
Movement Strategies and Outcomes
Conclusion
Note
Discussion Questions
Suggested Readings

Chapter 10: Conclusion: Social Movements and Social Change
Large-Scale Changes, Grievances, and Opportunities
Movement Organization and Strategy
Conclusion

Abbreviations
Glossary
References
Index

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