Shifting Symbolic Boundaries: Cultural Strategies of the Animal Rights Movement

@inproceedings{Cherry2010ShiftingSB,
  title={Shifting Symbolic Boundaries: Cultural Strategies of the Animal Rights Movement},
  author={Elizabeth Cherry},
  year={2010}
}
  • Elizabeth Cherry
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • How do activists create cultural change? Scholars have investigated the development and maintenance of collective identities as one avenue for cultural change, but to understand how activists foster change beyond their own movements, we need to look at activists’ strategies for changing their targets’ mindsets and actions. Sociologists need to look at activists’ boundary work to understand both the wide-sweeping goals and strategies that activists enact to generate broad-based cultural changes… CONTINUE READING

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