James M. Jasper is Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has written many books, including The Animal Rights Crusade(1992) and The Art of Moral Protest (1997), and Getting Your Way (2006).
Together they have edited Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements (with Francesca Polletta)(2001), The Social Movements Reader (2003), Rethinking Social Movements: Structure, Culture, and Emotion (2004), Social Movements: Critical Concepts in Sociology (2007) and The Contexts Reader (2007).
|List of Key Concepts and Chronologies|
|List of Activist Biographies|
|When and Why Do Social Movements Occur?: Introduction Discussion Questions|
|The Civil Rights Movement (from Civil Rights: The 1960s Freedom Struggle)|
|The Women's Movement (from ""The Origins of the Women's Liberation Movement"")|
|The Gay Liberation Movement (from Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities)|
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