Social Movements, Protest and Contention

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  1. Civil Resistance
    In the past quarter century the world has witnessed dramatic social and political transformations, due in part to an upsurge in civil resistance. There have been significant uprisings around the globe, including the toppling of... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2015
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  2. Leverage of the Weak
    Comparing Taiwan and South Korea strategically, Hwa-Jen Liu seeks an answer to a deceptively simple question: Why do social movements appear at different times in a nation\u2019s development?Despite their apparent resemblance—a... Learn More
    Published: 21st July 2015
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  3. Protesting Culture and Economics in Western Europe
    In this far-reaching work, Swen Hutter demonstrates the usefulness of studying both electoral politics and protest politics to better understand the impacts of globalization. Hutter integrates research on cleavage politics and... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2014
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  4. Fighting for Peace
    Fighting for Peace brings to light an important yet neglected aspect of opposition to the Iraq War—the role of veterans and their families. Drawing on extensive participant observation and interviews, Lisa Leitz demonstrates... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2014
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  5. The Future of Social Movement Research
    Are the dynamics of contention changing? This is the question confronted by the contributors of this volume, among the most influential scholars in the field of social movements. The answers, arriving at a time of extraordinary... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2013
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  6. Strategies for Social Change
    The theory and practice of social movements come together in strategy—whether, why, and how people can realize their visions of another world by acting together. Strategies for Social Change offers a concise definition of... Learn More
    Published: 29th June 2012
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  7. Out in Africa
    Visibility matters to activists—to their social and political relevance, their credibility, their influence. But invisibility matters, too, in times of political hostility or internal crisis. Out in Africa is the first to... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2012
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  8. Between Feminism and Islam
    There are two major women\u2019s movements in Morocco: the Islamists who hold shari\u2019a as the platform for building a culture of women\u2019s rights, and the feminists who use the United Nations\u2019 framework to amend shari\u2019a... Learn More
    Published: 5th July 2011
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  9. 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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  10. Strategic Alliances
    Social researchers in the past have paid surprisingly little theoretical or empirical attention to movement alliances. Strategic Alliances provides a pioneering set of in-depth analyses of the circumstances leading to these organizational... Learn More
    Published: 4th August 2010
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  11. The World Says No to War
    On February 15, 2003, the largest one-day protest in human history took place as millions of people in hundreds of cities marched in the streets, rallying against the imminent invasion of Iraq. This was activism on an unprecedented... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2010
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  12. The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan
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  13. Identity Work in Social Movements
    Movements for social change are by their nature oppositional, as are those who join change movements. How people negotiate identity within social movements is one of the central concerns in the field. This volume offers new scholarship... Learn More
    Published: 5th August 2008
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  14. How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism
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  15. Organizing Urban America
    Collective action through organized social movements has long expanded American citizens\u2019 rights and liberties. Recently, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) has helped win living wage initiatives... Learn More
    Published: 26th March 2008
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  16. Waves of Protest
    One of the first longitudinal studies of collective resistance in the developing world, Waves of Protest examines large-scale contentious action in El Salvador during critical eras in the country\u2019s history.  Providing a... Learn More
    Published: 7th March 2008
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