Social Movements: An Introduction

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Wiley, Feb 6, 2006 - Social Science - 360 pages
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Social Movements is a comprehensive introduction and critical analysis of collective action in society today. In this new edition, the authors have updated all chapters with the most recent scientific literature, expanded on topics such as individual motivations, new media, public policies, and governance.

  • Draws on research and empirical work across the social sciences to address the key questions in this international field.
  • New edition expands on topics such as individual motivations, new media, public policies, and governance.
  • Has been redesigned in a more user-friendly format.

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User Review  - May Somyanontanakul - Goodreads

Very good for those who want to study social movements. Read full review

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Great reference guide on Social Movements--it's definitely one of the canonical anthologies for me. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Donatella della Porta is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute. She is the author of Corrupt Exchanges: Actors, Resources, and Mechanisms of Political Corruption (1999), and Transnational Protest and Global Activism (2004).


Mario Diani is Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Trento. He is the coeditor of Beyond Tocqueville: The Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective (with Bob Edwards and Michael Foley, 2001) and Social Movements and Networks (with Doug McAdam, 2003)

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