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Resource Mobilization and Social Movements: A Partial Theory
Past analysis of social movements and social movement organizations has normally assumed a close link between the frustrations or grievances of a collectivity of actors and the growth and decline ofExpand
Comparative perspectives on social movements : political opportunities, mobilizing structures, and cultural framings
Introduction: opportunities mobilizing structures and framing processes Doug McAdam Part I. Political Opportunities: 1. Clarifying the concept of political opportunities Doug McAdam 2. States andExpand
Power Plays: How Social Movements and Collective Action Create New Organizational Forms
ABSTRACT Organizational theory emphasizes how new organizational forms are produced by technological innovation but has glossed over the role of cultural innovation. This chapter suggests that socialExpand
Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements: Introduction: Opportunities, mobilizing structures, and framing processes – toward a synthetic, comparative perspective on social movements
In a widely read book published in 1960, the sociologist Daniel Bell proclaimed the “end of ideology.” As the 1960s dawned, a good many social scientists believed we had reached a stage in theExpand
Social Movement Organizations: Growth, Decay and Change
The classical approach to the study of the transformation of social movements (here called the Weber-Michels model) predicts that a movement organization will become more conservative and that itsExpand
Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements: Culture, ideology, and strategic framing
The recent focus on the strategic framing of injustice and grievances, their causes, motivations, and associated templates for collective action, has served to reemphasize the central importance ofExpand
Social Movements in Organizations: Coup d'Etat, Insurgency, and Mass Movements
Organizational change and conflict are conceptualized in social movement terms. Using an analogy to social movements in the nation-state, a resource-mobilization approach is employed to examine theExpand