Globalizing social movement theory: The case of eugenics

  title={Globalizing social movement theory: The case of eugenics},
  author={Deborah Barrett and Charles Kurzman},
  journal={Theory and Society},
Transnational social movements are affected not only by national-level factors, but also by factors that operate at the global level. This article develops two conceptual tools for analyzing global factors: international political opportunity and global culture. The conduciveness of both factors appears to be important in understanding eugenics activity, which this article examines as a transnational social movement. The lack of international political opportunity before World War I and the… 
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