Social Movements in Advanced Capitalism The Political Economy and Cultural Construction of Social Activism
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Description: Building on a critical overview of current social movement theory, this book presents a structural model for analysing social movements in advanced capitalism that locates them within global, national, regional and local structures. Buechler discusses a redirection of social movement theory that restores a critical, structural, macro-level, and historical emphasis to sociological theorizing about social movements. Clearly presented, this is a thoughtful introduction to the sociological study of social movements, linking the theoretical traditions that comprise the core of the discipline to the subfield of social movements. It is an excellent supplementary text for any advanced undergraduate or graduate class on collective action and social movements.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/8/1999
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Steven M. Buechler is Professor of Sociology at Minnesota State University, Mankato. His recent books include the critically acclaimed Understanding Social Movements: Theories from the Classical Era to the Present (Paradigm 2011).
|The Sociology of Social Movements|
|Social Movements and Sociology: Siblings of Modernity|
|Social-Historical Structures and Collective Action|
|Global Structures: The World-Capitalist System|
|National Structures: Crisis, Colonization and Post-Fordism|
|Regional Structures: Class, Race, and Gender|
|Local Structures: The Politics of Everyday Life|
|The Political and the Cultural in Collective Action|
|The Political: State Politics and Social Poltics|
|The Cultural: Identity, Ideology and Organization|