The social movements reader : cases and concepts

edited by Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper

This third edition of the highly-successful Social Movements Reader builds on its selection of "classic" texts and core readings from recent decades with the latest research on contemporary movements in the US and around the world, including the Arab spring, Occupy, and the global justice...

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Other Authors: Goodwin, Jeff (Editor), Jasper, James M., 1957- (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.
Edition:Third edition.
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Physical Description:vii, 432 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN(s):9781118729793 : paperback
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Key Concepts and Chronologies
  • List of Activist Biographies
  • Part I. Introduction
  • 1. Editors' Introduction / Jeff Goodwin / James M. Jasper
  • Part II. When and Why Do Social Movements Occur?
  • 2. The Women's Movement / Jo Freeman
  • 3. The Gay Liberation Movement / John D'Emilio
  • 4. Occupy Wall Street / Ruth Milkman / Stephanie Luce / Penny Lewis
  • 5. The Egyptian Revolution / Manuel Castells
  • Part III. Who Joins or Supports Movements?
  • 6. The Free-Rider Problem / Mancur Olson
  • 7. Recruits to Civil Rights Activism / Doug McAdam
  • 8. Who Are the Radical Islamists? / Charles Kurzman
  • 9. Women's Mobilization into the Salvadoran Guerrilla Army / Jocelyn S. Viterna
  • Part IV. Who Remains in Movements, Who Drops Out, and Why?
  • 10. Generating Commitment among Students / Eric L. Hirsch
  • 11. Sustaining Commitment among Radical Feminists / Nancy Whittier
  • 12. True Believers and Charismatic Cults / Janja Lalich
  • 13. Are Frames Enough? / Charlotte Ryan / William A. Gamson
  • 14. The Emotional Benefits of Insurgency in El Salvador / Elisabeth Jean Wood
  • 15. Classic Protest Songs: A List
  • Part V. How Are Movements Organized?
  • 16. Social Movement Organizations / John D. McCarthy / Mayer N. Zaid
  • 17. Transnational Environmental Activism / Paul Wapner
  • 18. The Transnational Network for Democratic Globalization / Jackie Smith
  • 19. Meeting Arenas / Christoph Haug
  • Part VI. What Do Movements Do?
  • 20. Tactical Innovation in the Civil Rights Movement / Aldon D. Morris
  • 21. Armed Struggle in the South African Anti-Apartheid Movement / Gay Seidman
  • 22. Suicide Bombing / Robert J. Brym
  • 23. Everyday Life, Routine Politics, and Protest / Javier Auyero
  • 24. The Emotion Work of Movements / Deborah B. Gould
  • 25. Tactical Repertoires: Same-Sex Weddings / Verta Taylor / Katrina Kimport / Nelia Van Dyke / Ellen Ann Andersen
  • Part VII. How Do Movements Interact with Other Players?
  • 26. Farmworkers' Movements in Changing Political Contexts / J. Craig Jenkins / Charles Perrow
  • 27. Movements in the Media / Edwin Amenta / Neal Caren / Sheera Joy Olasky / James E. Stobaugh
  • 28. What Shapes the West's Human Rights Focus? / James Ron / Howard Ramos / Kathleen Rodgers
  • 29. The Quest for International Allies / Clifford Bob
  • 30. Global Corporations, Global Unions / Stephen Lerner
  • Part VIII. Why Do Movements Decline?
  • 31. The Decline of the Women's Movement / Barbara Epstein
  • 32. The Dilemmas of Identity Politics / Joshua Gamson
  • 33. The Repression/Protest Paradox in Central America / Charles D. Brockett
  • 34. Counterinsurgency / Ian Roxborough
  • Part IX. What Changes Do Movements Bring About?
  • 35. Defining Movement "Success" / William A. Gamson
  • 36. How Social Movements Matter / David S. Meyer
  • 37. Environmental Justice / David Naguib Pellow / Robert J. Brulle
  • 38. Understanding Revolutions: The Arab Uprisings / Jack A. Goldstone
  • 39. Why Nonviolence Sometimes Fails: China in 1989 / Sharon Erickson Nepstad
  • References for Part Introductions and Key Concepts
  • Index.