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Author: Suzanne Staggenborg
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Themes in Canadian sociology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Case studies Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Cas, Études de Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Staggenborg
ISBN: 9780195441246 0195441249
OCLC Number: 746596546
Description: ix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Theories of social movements and collective action --
Collective behaviour theory --
Resource mobilization and political process theories --
New social movement theory --
New directions in social movement theory --
3. Issues in the study of social movements and collective action --
Movement emergence: mobilization and recruitment --
Movement maintenance, growth, and decline --
Movement outcomes --
Movements and media --
Methods of social movement research --
4. The protest cycle of the 1960's --
The rise decline and significance of the protest cycle --
The American Civil Rights Movement --
The rise of new left student and anti-war movements --
Legacies of the protest cycle of the 1960's --
5. Aboriginal protest / Howard Ramos --
Communities, bystanders and critical events --
The rise of contemporary Canadian Aboriginal mobilization --
The White Paper --
The Constitution Act, 1982 --
The Indian Summer of 1990 --
A new millennium: potential or stagnation --
International attention and the rise of indigenous political parties --
6. The women's movement --
Origins of the second wave --
Mobilizing issues of the second wave --
Feminist survival and the emergence of the third wave --
The Global women's movement --
Maintenance and growth of the women's movement --
The Gay and Lesbian movement --
Origins of the Gay and Lesbian 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 --
Environmental movement --
Origins of the environmental movement --
Public support for environmentalism --
Participation in the environmental movement --
Debates on the direction of the environmental movement --
Greenpeace and the mass media --
Green lobbies and consumer boycotts --
Grassroots environmentalism and direct-action campaigns.
Series Title: Themes in Canadian sociology.
Responsibility: Suzanne Staggenborg.
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