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The conscience constituent reconsidered

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 1 provides a critical account of the conscience constituent in social movement theory. It identifies the points at which conscience constituents are deployed in social movement theory: in ... More


Adherents and constituents

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 2 develops a new definition, based on motivations rather than expected outcomes, renaming the conscience constituent as the adherent. An adherent puts resources into the movement in order ... More


Motivations of the adherent

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 3 explores the three principal motivations that have been proposed to explain altruistic behavior—rational self-interest, moral obligations, and social norms—and asks to what extent they are ... More


Conclusions and future work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The final chapter—chapter 12—reviews the main findings of the book and its implications. It also makes some proposals for future scholarly work on adherence. The chapter addresses the three principal ... More


Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Nicholas Owen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Other People’s Struggles is the first attempt in over forty years to explain the place of “conscience constituents” in social movements. Conscience constituents are people who participate in a ... More


Problems of belonging in solidarity work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 8 explores the dilemmas of belonging that arise in the solidarity orientation, in work aimed at increasing group and movement cohesion. The chapter considers first whether constituents and ... More


On having to be what we cannot be

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 9 sums up the findings of the historical case studies by looking at the long-run changes and making a conjecture about the trajectory they indicate from the beginnings of modern social ... More


Conjointness restored?

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 10 defines and assesses five new approaches to adherence which respond to the late-modern obligation of “having to be what one cannot be.” They are drawn from contemporary social and critical ... More


Problems of accountability in outward work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 5 considers the dilemmas that arise in the outward orientation, when movements seek to define and pursue interests. The key difference is between constituents who define and pursue their own ... More


Problems of authenticity in expressive work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 6 considers work in the expressive orientation, which concerns the articulation and expression of identities. The dilemma is one of authenticity, and it turns on questions of provenance. When ... More


Problems of agency in empowerment work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 7 examines dilemmas of agency in the empowerment orientation, in which participants develop their capabilities as activists. Empowerment is ultimately non-transferable and perishable: it must ... More


Causes and combinations in the long nineteenth century

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 4 develops, through a historical illustration, the arguments concerning motivation presented in chapter 3. It makes a distinction between causes—movements made up of adherents motivated ... More


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