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Suzanne Staggenborg is Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the coeditor, with Bert Klandermans, of Methods of Social Movement Research (2002) and the author of Gender, Family, and Social Movements (1998) and The Pro-Choice Movement (OUP, 1991).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction The Origins of the Social Movement Defining Social Movements Outline of the Book Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 2: Theories of Social Movements and Collective Action Collective Behavior Theory The Chicago School Approach to Collective Behavior Smelser's Theory of Collective Behavior Mass Society Theory Relative Deprivation Theory Resource Mobilization and Political Process Theories Resource Mobilization Theory Political Process Theory A Synthetic Approach New Social Movement Theory New Directions in Social Movement Theory Conclusion Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 3: Issues in the Study of Social Movements and Collective Action Movement Emergence: Mobilization and Recruitment Influences on Mobilization Individual Recruitment and Participation Movement Maintenance, Growth, and Decline Social Movement Organizations Movement Strategies and Campaigns Movements within Institutions, Other Social Movements, and Culture Movement Outcomes Movements and Media Methods of Social Movement Research Conclusion Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 4: The Protest Cycle of the 1960s The Rise, Decline, and Significance of the Protest Cycle The American Civil Rights Movement The Rise of New Left Student and Antiwar Movements Legacies of the Protest Cycle of the 1960s Conclusion Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 5: The Women's Movement Origins of the Second Wave Mobilizing Issues of the Second Wave The ERA Campaign Women's Health and Reproductive Rights Violence against Women Feminist Survival Among New Generations The Global Women's Movement Maintenance and Growth of the Women's Movement Conclusion Note Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 6: The LGBT Movement Origins of the LGBT Movement Gay and Lesbian Liberation Struggles for Equal Rights AIDS Activism and Queer Politics Relationship Recognition and Same-Sex Marriage Influences on Movement Strategies and Outcomes Conclusion Notes Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 7: The Environmental Movement Origins of the Environmental Movement Mobilizing Support for Environmentalism Debates on the Power and Direction of the Environmental Movement Greenpeace and the Mass Media Green Lobbies and Consumer Boycotts Grassroots Environmentalism and Direct-Action Campaigns The Clayoquot Sound Protests The Anti-Roads Movement Fossil Fuel Resistance Conclusion Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 8: American Right-Wing Movements Origins of the New Right Young Americans for Freedom Local Community Networks and Organizations Electoral Politics and Political Opportunity Elite Support and Expanded Resources The Tea Party Movement Issue Campaigns Antifeminist Campaigns The ERA Battle The Abortion Conflict Defining Women's Interests Antigay Campaigns Antienvironmental Campaigns The Future of Right-Wing Movements Transnational Right-Wing Movements Conclusion Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 9: Global Movements for Social Justice Origins of the Global Justice Movement Mobilizing Frames, Structures, and Opportunities Movement Strategies and Outcomes Conclusion Note Discussion Questions Suggested Readings
Chapter 10: Conclusion: Social Movements and Social Change Large-Scale Changes, Grievances, and Opportunities Movement Organization and Strategy Conclusion