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Books On Social Movements - Social Movements, Sociology E-Books

The Social Movements Reader: Cases and Concepts Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper (Editors)

The American Civil Rights Movement: A Documentary History Robert P. Green Jr. and Harold E. Cheatham

Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present by Adam Roberts and Timothy Garton Ash

Contemporary Women's Movements in Hungary: Globalization, Democracy, and Gender Equality (Woodrow Wilson Center Press) by Katalin Fábián

Power, Resistance and Conflict in the Contemporary World: Social Movements, Networks and Hierarchies (Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics) by Athina Karatzogianni and Andrew Robinson

Social Movements in China and Hong Kong: The Expansion of Protest Space by Gilles Guiheux and Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce

Global Movements Book by Kevin McDonald

Social Movements: An Introduction Book by Donatella Della Porta, Mario Diani

The Politics of Protest : Social Movements in America Book by David S. Meyer

Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action (Comparative Politics) Book by Mario Diani (Editor), Doug McAdam (Editor)

Power in Movement : Social Movements and Contentious Politics (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) Book by Sidney Tarrow, Peter Lange, Robert H. Bates, Ellen Comisso, Peter Hall, Joel Migdal, Helen Milner (Series Editors)

Social Movements in Advanced Capitalism: The Political Economy and Cultural Construction of Social Activism - Book by Steven M. Buechler

Social Movement Theory and Research Book by Roberta Garner

Contemporary Movements and Ideologies - Book by Roberta Garner

Social Movements and Social Classes : The Future of Collective Action (SAGE Studies in International Sociology) Book by Louis Maheu (Editor)

Reviews:

The Social Movements Reader: Cases and Concepts by Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper (Editors)
This reader makes organizing an engaging course on social movements easy. - Myra Marx Ferree
Provides answers to nine major questions on social movements. In the study of social movements, this volume is valuable addition

The American Civil Rights Movement: A Documentary History (Documents in Modern History by Robert P. Green Jr. and Harold E. Cheatham
An excellent supplement to textbook treatments of modern U.S. history, African American history, and/or the Civil Rights Movement.

Contemporary Women's Movements in Hungary: Globalization, Democracy, and Gender Equality (Woodrow Wilson Center Press) by Katalin Fábián
Focuses on the role of women's activism in a society where women are not yet adequately represented. Katalin Fábián examines the interactions between women's groups in Hungary.

Power, Resistance and Conflict in the Contemporary World: Social Movements, Networks and Hierarchies (Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics) by Athina Karatzogianni and Andrew Robinson
Examines the operation of network forms of organization in social resistance movements, in relation to the integration of the world system, the intersection of networks and the possibility of social transformation.

Social Movements in China and Hong Kong: The Expansion of Protest Space by Gilles Guiheux and Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce
That specific protest actions taking place on the mainland and in Hong Kong have enabled both societies to expand their protest space.

Global Movements Book by Kevin McDonald
Culture, power, and action in a globalizing world. Some of the most significant of movements, including antiglobalization and the new Islamic movements.

Social Movements: An Introduction Book by Donatella Della Porta, Mario Diani
The students' and workers' protests of the 1960s have been followed by movements on women's rights, ethnic identities, peace and environmental issues.

The Politics of Protest : Social Movements in America Book by David S. Meyer
The book addresses such topics as Dorothy Day's Catholic Workers' protest, the Greensboro civil rights sit-in in 1960, and the "Battle in Seattle" anti-globalization rally.

Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action (Comparative Politics) Book by Mario Diani, Doug McAdam (Editors) - Leading social movement researchers map the full range of applications of network concepts and tools to their field of inquiry.

Power in Movement : Social Movements and Contentious Politics (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) Book by Sidney Tarrow, Peter Lange, Robert H. Bates, Ellen Comisso, Peter Hall, Joel Migdal, Helen Milner (Series Editors)
The book emphasizes the rise and fall of social movements as part of political struggle and as the outcome of changes in political opportunity structure.

Social Movements in Advanced Capitalism: The Political Economy and Cultural Construction of Social Activism - Book by Steven M. Buechler
Building on a critical overview of current social movement theory, this book presents a structural model for analyzing social movements in advanced capitalism.

Social Movement Theory and Research Book by Roberta Garner
Reviews and explores social movement theory from the end of World War II to the mid-1990s.

Contemporary Movements and Ideologies - Book by Roberta Garner
The book provides a strong historical foundation in which to understand each type of movement. It examines movements as a response to the modern world and how they are changing to adapt to the "post-modern" era world.

Social Movements and Social Classes : The Future of Collective Action (SAGE Studies in International Sociology) Book by Louis Maheu (Editor)
An original contribution to the understanding of social movements, social classes, and collective action.

Civil Resistance and Power Politics: The Experience of Non-violent Action from Gandhi to the Present by Adam Roberts and Timothy Garton Ash
Civil resistance is a highly significant but inadequately understood feature of world politics.