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Social Movements: An Introduction

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Social Movements is a comprehensive introduction and critical analysis of collective action in society today. In this new edition, the authors have updated all chapters with the most recent scientific literature, expanded on topics such as individual motivations, new media, public policies, and governance.

Draws on research and empirical work across the social sciences to
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Paperback, 345 pages
Published February 6th 2006 by Blackwell Publishing Professional (first published January 12th 1999)
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May Somyanontanakul
Apr 22, 2014 May Somyanontanakul rated it really liked it
Very good for those who want to study social movements.
Hagar
Jul 12, 2015 Hagar rated it really liked it
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Good intro to social movement theory.
Chad
Oct 15, 2009 Chad rated it liked it
Very dense, but interesting as well. A complete breakdown of the sociology of social movements, different theories, studies, et cetera, in as concise an explanation as can be done. But still heavy. Very.
Sina
Aug 13, 2011 Sina added it
Great reference guide on Social Movements--it's definitely one of the canonical anthologies for me.
Chanti
Jun 27, 2011 Chanti rated it liked it
A little dense, but practical and powerful.
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