Explaining Social Movement Outcomes

  title={Explaining Social Movement Outcomes},
  author={Susan Franceschet},
  journal={Comparative Political Studies},
  pages={499 - 530}
  • S. Franceschet
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Comparative Political Studies
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