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How Social Movements Matter

Marco Giugni, Doug McAdam, Charles Tilly - Social Science - 1999 - 324 pages
We have all witnessed social movements and felt their effects -- some subtle, others profound. But to truly understand their impact over time, in different countries, and on ...
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A Theory of Fields

Neil Fligstein, Doug McAdam - Social Science - 2012 - 256 pages
Finding ways to understand the nature of social change and social order-from political movements to market meltdowns-is one of the enduring problems of social science. A Theory ...
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Social Movements and Organization Theory

Gerald F. Davis, Doug McAdam, W. Richard Scott, Mayer N. Zald - Political Science - 2005
Although the fields of organization theory and social movement theory have long been viewed as belonging to different worlds, recent events have intervened, reminding us that ...
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Collective behavior and social movements: process and structure

Gary T. Marx, Doug McAdam - Psychology - 1994 - 144 pages
Drawing from research and insights from both fields, this text provides an integrated framework for looking at both collective behavior and social movements. KEY TOPICS: It ...
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Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Jane C. Banaszak-Holl, Sandra R. Levitsky, Mayer N. Zald - Medical - 2010 - 400 pages
Few contemporary social problems in the U.S. affect more people daily than those within the American health care system. Social Movements and the Transformation of American ...
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Dynamics of Contention

Doug McAdam, Sidney Tarrow, Charles Tilly - Political Science - 2001 - 387 pages
Dissatisfied with the compartmentalization of studies concerning strikes, wars, revolutions, social movements, and other forms of political struggle, McAdam, Tarrow, and Tilly ...
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Social Movements and Networks : Relational Approaches to Collective Action ...

Mario Diani, Doug McAdam - Collective behavior - 2003 - 368 pages
Social Movements and Networks examines the extent to which a network approach should inform research on collective action. For the first time in a single volume, leading social ...
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Freedom Summer

Doug McAdam - History - 1990 - 333 pages
Chronicles the experiences of the volunteers who took part in the voter registration and education campaign in Mississippi in 1964, detailing the events of the fateful time ...
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