New PDF release: Authority in Contention, Volume 25

By D M Cress, D J Myers

ISBN-10: 0762310375

ISBN-13: 9780762310371

Lately, there was a surge in social circulation theorizing often called the contentious politics method of learning political protest job. In 2002, a convention backed by means of the Collective habit and Social pursuits component of the yankee Sociological organization used to be held on the college of Notre Dame to think about, partly, this improvement in box. however the convention organizers additionally desired to examine extra greatly what we jointly deliberate to be social flow examine and theorizing. partly, this implies relocating past a state-centered view of contentious politics and towards a extra open definition of what may be fruitfully tested by way of social move theories - and in flip what may possibly tell these theories at the same time we use then in additional conventional social circulate arenas. This quantity represents a number of the culmination of that convention and comprises 4 sections that defines social circulate specialists demanding situations past country goals, expands our notions of what constitutes repression of social move task, examines demanding situations to cultural experts and techniques, and illustrates the wider notions of authority problem in 3 case reviews of company structures. With this quantity, ''Research in Social events, clash and Change'' celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary and a background of publishing very important, cutting edge examine and theorizing within the components pf protest, social clash, and political swap.

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Civil Rights category includes Asian American, Native American and Latino Civil Rights. c Other Single Policy Issues include single issue policies such as gun control, prison policy, welfare policy, drug control. 05, two-tailed test. 01, two-tailed test. 001, two-tailed test. aN b Other As suggested by the descriptive statistics presented in Table 3, the results of the regression analysis show significant variation in the likelihood of targeting the government among the eight different social movements (see Table 4).

Adoption of Sunday schools, youth groups, and gospel choirs) (see review in Chaves, 2004). Scholars have also documented the way social movements use cultural forms of political expression not simply in pursuit of policy change but to influence public opinion, for example the use of street performances, cross-dressing, gender transgression, media appearances, and alternative underground magazines (“zines”) by the modern gay and lesbian movement (Gamson, 1995, 1998; Rupp & Taylor, 2003). According to Blee (2002), the cross-burnings and personalized political strategies of contemporary hate movements, such as the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, and Skinheads, are geared primarily at promoting racist ideas among the general public.

4 803 171 46 149 215 960 923 184 1552 a Total number of events is 4,654. Events could have multiple issues, hence the N appears larger in this table. b Other Civil Rights category includes Asian American, Native American and Latino Civil Rights. c Other Single Policy Issues include single issue policies such as gun control, prison policy, welfare policy, drug control. d Other Movements includes labor, tenants rights, ideological stances such as imperialism, capitalism and socialism, anti-poverty, education issues, large scale public spectacles like the Olympics, and various ethical and religious claims articulated by movements.

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