9780847687480

Waves of Protest Social Movements Since the Sixties

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  • ISBN13:

    9780847687480

  • ISBN10:

    0847687481

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-03-18
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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Summary

This book updates and adds to the classic Social Movements of the Sixties and Seventies, showing how social movement theory has grown and changed_from an earlier emphasis on collective behavior, to the resource mobilization approach, and currently to analyses that emphasize culture, ideology, and collective identity. Top social scientists combine insiders' insights with critical analyses to examine a wide variety of social movements active in the most recent U.S. cycle of protest. Waves of Protest is a must-read for students of social movements, social change, political sociology, and American studies.

Table of Contents

Copyright Acknowledgments vii
Preface ix
Introduction 1(6)
Part One: Mobilization
On the Origins of Social Movements
7(18)
Jo Freeman
Mobilizing the Disabled
25(22)
Roberta Ann Johnson
Sacrifice for the Cause: Group Processes, Recruitment, and Commitment in a Student Social Movement
47(18)
Eric L. Hirsch
Recruiting Intimates, Recruiting Strangers: Building the Contemporary Animal Rights Movement
65(20)
James M. Jasper
Part Two: Organization
The Structure of Social Movements: Environmental Activism and Its Opponents
85(14)
Luther P. Gerlach
The Consequences of Professionalization and Formalization in the Pro-Choice Movement
99(36)
Suzanne Staggenborg
AIDS, Anger, and Activism: ACT UP As a Social Movement Organization
135(18)
Abigail Halcli
Part Three: Consciousness
The Spirit Willing: Collective Identity and the Development of the Christian Right
153(16)
John C. Green
Collective Identity in Social Movement Communities: Lesbian Feminist Mobilization
169(26)
Verta Taylor
Nancy E. Whittier
The Social Construction of Subversive Evil: The Contemporary Anticult and Anti-Satanism Movements
195(26)
David G. Bromley
Diana Gay Cutchin
Part Four: Strategy and Tactics
A Model for Analyzing the Strategic Options of Social Movement Organizations
221(20)
Jo Freeman
The Strategic Determinants of a Countermovement: The Emergence and Impact of Operation Rescue Blockades
241(26)
Victoria Johnson
Civil Disobedience and Protest Cycles
267(10)
David S. Meyer
The Transformation of a Constituency into a Social Movement Revisited: Farmworker Organizing in California
277(26)
J. Craig Jenkins
Part Five: Decline
The End of SDS and the Emergence of Weatherman: Demise through Success
303(22)
Frederick D. Miller
The Decline of the Civil Rights Movement
325(24)
Doug McAdam
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee: Rise and Fall of a Redemptive Organization
349(16)
Emily Stoper
Index 365(12)
About the Contributors 377

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