Social Movements, Protest and Contention

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  1. Fighting for the Future of Food
    When scientists working in the agricultural biotechnology industry first altered the genetic material of one organism by introducing genes from an entirely different organism, the reaction was generally enthusiastic. To many,... Learn More
    Published: 5th August 2010
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  2. The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan
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  3. How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism
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  4. Globalization From Below
    When violence broke out at the demonstrations surrounding the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa, Italy, the authors of this book were there. The protests proved to be a critical moment in the global justice movement. Presenting the first... Learn More
    Published: 3rd May 2006
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  5. Contested Citizenship
    From international press coverage of the French government’s attempt to prevent Muslims from wearing headscarves to terrorist attacks in Madrid and the United States, questions of cultural identity and pluralism are at the... Learn More
    Published: 24th December 2005
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  6. Rhyming Hope and History
    Rhyming Hope and History exposes the frayed relations between activism and social movement scholarship and examines the causes and consequences of this disconnect between theory and practice. Both scholars and activists explore... Learn More
    Published: 20th August 2005
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  7. Routing the Opposition
    On one side are the policy makers, on the other, the movements and organizations that challenge public policy. Where and how the two meet is a critical juncture in the democratic process. Bringing together a distinguished group... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2005
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  8. Repression And Mobilization
    Recent events have profoundly changed our ways of understanding and studying contentious politics. With case studies that range from Germany to Guatemala, the authors take up topics as varied as the dynamic interactions between... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2005
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  9. Unarmed Insurrections
    Why do some nonviolent movements succeed in challenging oppression and injustice where others get suppressed? Defining unarmed insurrections as organized popular challenges to government authority that depend primarily on nonviolent... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2004
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  10. Changing Corporate America from Inside Out
    A long-overdue study of the workplace movement, Raeburn's analysis focuses on the mobilization of lesbian, gay, and bisexual employee networks over the past fifteen years to win domestic partner benefits in Fortune 1000 companies.... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2004
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  11. Voice Of Southern Labor
    The authors show how the message of the southern mill hands spread throughout the region with the advent of radio and the rise of ex-mill worker musicians, and how their sense of opportunity was further bolstered by Franklin D.... Learn More
    Published: 14th July 2004
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  12. Solidarity And Contention
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  13. Union Women
    For more than a quarter century, steel mills in the United States and Canada have produced more than metal: they have produced a new kind of worker and union activist -- "Women of Steel." In an era labeled postfeminist and postindustrial,... Learn More
    Published: 10th March 2003
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  14. Workplace Justice
    In 1991, Columbia University's one thousand clerical workers launched a successful campaign for justice in their workplace. This diverse union -- two-thirds black and Latina, three-fourths women -- was committed to creating an... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2002
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  15. Methods Of Social Movement

    Methods Of Social Movement

    Written by Bert Klandermans, Contributions by Suzanne Staggenborg

    Series Social Movements, Protest and Contention

    University of Minnesota Press

    Citing the critical importance of empirical work to social movement research, the editors of this volume have put together the first systematic overview of the major methods used by social movement theorists. Original chapters... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2002
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  16. Restructuring World Politics
    From the earliest campaign against Augusto Pinochet's repressive practices to the recent massive demonstrations against the World Trade Organization, transnational collective action involving nongovernmental organizations has... Learn More
    Published: 12th March 2002
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