The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements. Second Edition. Wiley Blackwell Companions to Sociology

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  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The most up–to–date and thorough compendium of scholarship on social movements

This second edition of The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements features forty original essays from the field. With contributions from both established and ascendant scholars, the Companion seeks to present current research on social movements in all its diversity. It is the most up–to–date, comprehensive volume of social science research on social movements available today.

The essays address: facilitative and constraining contexts and conditions; social movement organizations, fields, and dynamics; strategies and tactics; micro–structural and social psychological dimensions of participation; consequences and outcomes; and various thematic intersections, including the intersection of social movements and social class, gender, race and ethnicity, religion, human rights, globalization, political extremism and more.

  • Offers an illuminating guide to understanding the dynamics and operation of social movements within the modern, global world
  • Covers a diverse range of topics in the field of social movement studies
  • Offers original, state–of–the–art essays by internationally recognized scholars
The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements is recommended for graduate seminars on social movement and for scholars of social movements worldwide. It is also an excellent text for college and university libraries, especially with graduate programs in the social sciences.
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Notes on Contributors ix

Introduction: Mapping and Opening Up the Terrain 1David A. Snow, Sarah A. Soule, Hanspeter Kriesi, and Holly J. McCammon

PART 1 FACILITATIVE AND CONSTRAINING CONTEXTS AND CONDITIONS 17

1 The Political Context of Social Movements 19Doug McAdam and Sidney Tarrow

2 The Role of Threat in Collective Action 43Paul D. Almeida

3 The Cultural Context of Social Movements 63James M. Jasper and Francesca Polletta

4 The Resource Context of Social Movements 79Bob Edwards, John D. McCarthy, and Dane R. Mataic

5 The Ecological and Spatial Contexts of Social Movements 98Yang Zhang and Dingxin Zhao

6 Social Movements and Transnational Context: Institutions,
Strategies, and Conflicts 115Clifford Bob

7 Social Movements and Mass Media in a Global Context 131Deana A. Rohlinger and Catherine Corrigall ]Brown

PART II SOCIAL MOVEMENT ORGANIZATIONS, FIELDS, AND DYNAMICS 149

8 Networks and Fields 151Nick Crossley and Mario Diani

9 Social Movement Organizations 167Edward T. Walker and Andrew W. Martin

10 Bringing Leadership Back In 185Marshall Ganz and Elizabeth McKenna

11 How Social Movements Interact with Organizations and Fields: Protest, Institutions, and Beyond 203Fabio Rojas and Brayden G. King

12 Infighting and Insurrection 220Amin Ghaziani and Kelsy Kretschmer

13 Diffusion Processes Within and Across Movements 236Sarah A. Soule and Conny Roggeband

14 Coalitions and the Organization of Collective Action 252Megan E. Brooker and David S. Meyer

PART III SOCIAL MOVEMENT STRATEGIES AND TACTICS 269

15 Tactics and Strategic Action 271Brian Doherty and Graeme Hayes

16 Technology and Social Media 289Jennifer Earl

17 Social Movements and Litigation 306Steven A. Boutcher and Holly J. McCammon

18 Social Movements in Interaction with Political Parties 322Swen Hutter, Hanspeter Kriesi, and Jasmine Lorenzini

19 Violence vs Nonviolence as Strategic Alternatives 338Kurt Schock and Chares Demetriou

20 Art and Social Movements 354Lilian Mathieu

PART IV MICROSTRUCTURAL AND SOCIAL–PSYCHOLOGICAL DIMENSIONS 369

21 Individual Participation in Street Demonstrations 371Jacquelien Van Stekelenburg, Bert Klandermans, and Stefaan Walgrave

22 The Framing Perspective on Social Movements: Its Conceptual Roots and Architecture 392David A. Snow, Rens Vliegenthart, and Pauline Ketelaars

23 Emotions in Social Movements 411Justin Van Ness and Erika Summers ]Effler

24 Collective Identity in Social Movements: Assessing the Limits of a Theoretical Framework 429Cristina Flesher Fominaya

PART V CONSEQUENCES AND OUTCOMES 447

25 The Political Institutions, Processes, and Outcomes Movements Seek to Influence 449Edwin Amenta, Kenneth T. Andrews, and Neal Caren

26 Economic Outcomes of Social Movements 466Marco Giugni and Maria T. Grasso

27 The Cultural Outcomes of Social Movements 482Nella Van Dyke and Verta Taylor

28 Biographical Consequences of Activism 499Florence Passy and Gian ]Andrea Monsch

PART VI THEMATIC INTERSECTIONS 515

29 Social Class and Social Movements 517Barry Eidlin and Jasmine Kerrissey

30 Gender and Social Movements 537Heather McKee Hurwitz and Alison Dahl Crossley

31 Race, Ethnicity, and Social Movements 553Peter B. Owens, Rory McVeigh, and David Cunningham

32 Bringing the Study of Religion and Social Movements Together: Toward an Analytically Productive Intersection 571David A. Snow and Kraig Beyerlein

33 Human Rights and Social Movements: From the Boomerang Pattern to a Sandwich Effect 586Kiyoteru Tsutsui and Jackie Smith

34 Globalization and Social Movements 602Massimiliano Andretta, Donatella Della Porta, and Clare Saunders

35 Political Extremism and Social Movements 618Robert Futrell, Pete Simi, and Anna E. Tan

36 Nationalism, Nationalist Movements, and Social Movement Theory 635Hank Johnston

37 War, Peace, and Social Movements 651David S. Meyer and Sidney Tarrow

38 Authoritarian Regimes and Social Movements 666Xi Chen and Dana M. Moss

39 Revolution and Social Movements 682Jack A. Goldstone and Daniel P. Ritter

40 Terrorism and Social Movements 698Colin J. Beck and Eric W. Schoon

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David A. Snow
Sarah A. Soule
Hanspeter Kriesi
Holly J. McCammon
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