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Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Tamar W. Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Examining three interconnected case studies, this book demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on an ... More


The Circuit Rider Mounts: Establishing Worth and the Birth of a Social Movement

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the inauspicious roots of the Circuit Rider movement, explaining how early adherents mobilized others by convincing them of the worth of information technology in the nonprofit ... More


Regarding Family: New Actors in the Chicago Protests

Amalia Pallares and Nilda Flores-González

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In spring 2006, immigrants and their supporters staged the largest mass mobilizations in Chicago’s history. This chapter examines the participation of new actors who united their voices with more ... More


Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Jocelyn Viterna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? ... More


A Cauldron within Which New Ideas Can Be Tested Out: MFY and the Early War on Poverty

Tamar W. Carroll

in Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the Mobilization for Youth (MFY), a social program aimed to assist Puerto Rican and African American male youths in achieving upward mobility and full inclusion in American ... More


A Grand Cooker of a Scene: MFY’s Outgrowths

Tamar W. Carroll

in Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter demonstrates how MFY helped generate and influence the development of the legal services, welfare rights, and Black Arts movements in the US. Foremost was the way the research staff, ... More


Organizing for Change: Conferences, Meetings, and the Configuration of Fields

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the growth of the movement and how decisions about how to organize and construct a collective identity produced unintended consequences that would change the movement’s ... More


Women in War

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the central questions of the book, explains why a micro-level approach is necessary to answer these questions, and foreshadows the answers. It also reviews the data and ... More


Micro-Level Processes of Mobilization

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces a new theory of micro-level mobilization that challenges and extends the more common macro- and meso-level approaches to social movement studies. Rooted in the concept of ... More


Joining the Guerrillas

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the other side of mobilization—which recruited individuals adopted the identity of “guerrilla,” and why? Women’s mobilization experiences varied according to the identities they ... More


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