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Social movements
This course investigates the history of movements for social change in American history. Students will explore efforts to alter the structure of society, from abolition through the present day. HowExpand
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Social Movements: A Cognitive Approach
Introduction. 1. Social Movements and Sociology. 2. Social Movements as Cognitive Praxis. 3. Dimensions of Cognitive Praxis. 4. Social Movements and their Intellectuals. 5. A Case Study: The AmericanExpand
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Cultural Trauma: Slavery and the Formation of African American Identity
1. Cultural trauma and collective memory 2. Remembering and forgetting 3. Out of Africa 4. The black public sphere and the heritage of slavery 5. Memory and representation 6. Civil rights and blackExpand
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Outline of a Theory of Generations
The concept of generation has had little refinement and application in recent sociology. After reviewing the literature, this article modifies Mannheim's original conceptualization through Bourdieu'sExpand
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Music and Social Movements: Mobilizing Traditions in the Twentieth Century
Introduction 1. On social movements and culture 2. Taking traditions seriously 3. Making an alternative popular culture: from populism to the popular front 4. The movements of black music: from theExpand
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Music in Movement: Cultural Politics and Old and New Social Movements
After a period of interdisciplinary openness, contemporary sociology has only recently rediscovered culture. This is especially true of political sociology, where institutional and network analyses,Expand
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The Past in the Present
The aim of this article is to outline a theory cultural trauma, with reference to slavery and the formation of an African American identity. With this in mind, the concepts ‘collective memory’ andExpand
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Music and Social Movements
Make more knowledge even in less time every day. You may not always spend your time and money to go abroad and get the experience and knowledge by yourself. Reading is a good alternative to do inExpand
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False Consciousness and Ideology in Marxist Theory
The article discusses the concepts of false consciousness and ideology and the relation between them as they have been used in the development of a particular aspect of Marxist theory. I trace theExpand
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