The Self-Organization of Social Movements

@inproceedings{Fuchs2006TheSO,
  title={The Self-Organization of Social Movements},
  author={Christian Fuchs},
  year={2006}
}
The New Social Movement Approach and the Resource Mobilization Approach are the dominant approaches in social movement research. They focus either on macro-aspects and externalism or on micro-aspects and internalism. This paper suggests that the notion of self-organization is one way of taking into account both internal and external, structuraland action-based aspects of social movements and that it allows a dynamic concept of protest. The emergence of social movements is not determined, but a… CONTINUE READING

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