Sociology Reference Guide: Theories of Social Movements, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834722
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834728
  • DDC: 303.484
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 95 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume presents a series of essays that cover an assortment of social movement theories as they apply to sociology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Narrative & Social Movements.
2: Four Stages of Social Movements.
3: Types of Social Movements.
4: Major Social Movements.
5: The Gay Rights Movement.
6: The Women’s Rights Movement.
7: Social Movements & Violence.
8: Social Movement Theory: Mass Society Theory.
9: Social Movement Theory: New Social Movement Theory.
10: Social Movement Theory: Relative Deprivation Theory.
11: Social Movement Theory: Resource Mobilization Theory.
12: Social Movement Theory: Structural Strain Theory.
13: Social Movement Theory: Value-Added Theory.
14: Framing Theory.