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Understanding Social Movements

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415600880

ISBN10:
041560088X
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
6/7/2015
Publisher(s):
Routledge

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What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 6/7/2015.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Understanding Social Movements offers a multidisciplinary introduction to the study of social and cultural protest and contentious politics. It combines a theoretical perspective and with a fascinating array of case studies. ăIt covers religious movements; social welfare movements; struggles over space; law, crime and social movements; and media and movements. Other sections of the book discuss the origins of social movement studies and historical perspectives, social movements and political processes, new social movements, identity and cultural politics, and virtual networking and cyber protest.Case studies include the US civil rights movement, anti-globalisation campaigns, and include further material from Europe, China, Latin America, Africa, India and the Middle East.


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