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Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-1970

Doug McAdam - Political Science - 1999 - 304 pages
In this classic work of sociology, Doug McAdam presents a political-process model that explains the rise and decline of the black protest movement in the United States. Moving ...
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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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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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From Contention to Democracy

Marco Giugni, Doug McAdam, Charles Tilly - Social Science - 1998 - 285 pages
From Contention to Democracy addresses a crucial aspect of contemporary societies: the role of social movements for political and social change. The volume gathers together ...
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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 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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Putting Social Movements in Their Place: Explaining Opposition to Energy ...

Doug McAdam, Hilary Boudet - Philosophy - 2012 - 266 pages
This book reports the results of a comparative study of twenty communities earmarked for environmentally risky energy projects.
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A Theory of Fields

Neil Fligstein, Doug McAdam - Social Science - 2012 - 288 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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