MESSAGES OF EXCLUSION

@article{Gamson1997MESSAGESOE,
  title={MESSAGES OF EXCLUSION},
  author={Joshua Gamson},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={11},
  pages={178 - 199}
}
  • J. Gamson
  • Published 1 April 1997
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
This article examines two disputes within sex and gender movements, using them to think through inclusion/exclusion processes, the place of such explosions in the construction of collective identity, and the gendered nature of social movements. Literatures on collective identity emphasize the ways boundary negotiation reinforces the solidarity necessary for collective action and note benefits of solid boundaries, yet downplay the role of internal conflict in the making of collective identities… 
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