Kriesi, Hanspeter

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements

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The most up-to-date and thorough compendium of scholarship on social movements

This second edition of The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements features forty original essays from the field. With contributions from both established and ascendant scholars, the Companion seeks to present current research on social movements in all its diversity. It is the most up-to-date, comprehensive volume of social science research on social movements available today.

The essays address: facilitative and constraining contexts and conditions; social movement organizations, fields, and dynamics; strategies and tactics; micro-structural and social psychological dimensions of participation; consequences and outcomes; and various thematic intersections, including the intersection of social movements and social class, gender, race and ethnicity, religion, human rights, globalization, political extremism and more.

  • Offers an illuminating guide to understanding the dynamics and operation of social movements within the modern, global world
  • Covers a diverse range of topics in the field of social movement studies
  • Offers original, state-of-the-art essays by internationally recognized scholars
The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Social Movements is recommended for graduate seminars on social movement and for scholars of social movements worldwide. It is also an excellent text for college and university libraries, especially with graduate programs in the social sciences.


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, Social Movements / Activism, Social Movements / Activism
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Sociology
Page amount
704 pages
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