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Diffusion and Dilution: Mass Culture Discovers Child Sexual Abuse

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Focuses on the cultural changes produced by the movement against child sexual abuse, by tracing changes in mass media portrayals of child sexual abuse from 1970s to the 1990s. Media reflected a ... More


Turning Tides: Countermovement Organizing, “False Memory Syndrome,” and the Struggle over Scientific Knowledge

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at countermovement organizing, focusing on the False Memory Syndrome Foundation (FMSF). It highlights the struggles over the social construction of knowledge that came with the ... More


The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Community Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt

Malak Zaalouk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160264
eISBN:
9781617970252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new study weaves anthropological detail with hard facts and analysis as it takes the reader to visit the community schools of Upper Egypt. It offers a historical understanding of the initiative ... More


Conclusion: Countermovements, Now and Then

Julie E. Cohen

in Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246693
eISBN:
9780190909543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246693.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This book has explored the gradual and contested emergence of legal institutions adapted to the informational economy. It has considered changes in patterns of entitlement and disentitlement and in ... More


The Complexities of a Civic Founders’ Constitution

Elizabeth Beaumont

in The Civic Constitution: Civic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940066
eISBN:
9780199369782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940066.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 6 turns to broader questions about founding and some of the limitations of focusing on these historical segments of a “civic founders’ constitution.” First, how does the notion of civic ... More


Prejudice before Pride: Rise of an Anticipatory Countermovement

Meredith L. Weiss

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents evidence for the so-called homophobic anticipatory countermovement, with reference primarily to Southeast Asian cases—particularly Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the ... More


Jumping, Climbing and Suspensory Locomotion

Andrew A. Biewener and Shelia N. Patek (eds)

in Animal Locomotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Jumping, climbing and suspensory locomotion are specialized locomotor mechanisms used on land and in the air. Jumping is used for rapid launches from substrates. Climbing and suspensory movements ... More


Challenging Climate Change: The Denial Countermovement

Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. McCright

in Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

An organized campaign to deny the reality and significance of climate change has worked to undermine the claims of the scientific community and block efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This ... More


Rhythms of Resistance: The Anti-Trumpian Moment in a Cycle of Contention

Sidney Tarrow

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the current alignment in American politics, polarization sharply divides Americans. But party loyalties are permeable to change; movement loyalties, in contrast, are impervious to political ... More


Constituency and Leadership in the Evolution of Resistance Organizations

Hahrie Han and Michelle Oyakawa

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the way old and new movement organizations addressed strategic dilemmas regarding constituency and leadership in the Trump Era. This chapter examines two case organizations to ... More


Conclusion: Trumpism, the Resistance, and the Future of American Democracy

David S. Meyer

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews the first year of political activism with particular emphasis on three challenges the Trump presidency and the Resistance pose: to the understanding of social movements; to the ... More


Feminism and Biopolitics: Complicities and Countermovements

Jemima Repo

in The Biopolitics of Gender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190256913
eISBN:
9780190256937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256913.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the problems that the genealogy of gender poses for feminist theory and politics, arguing that gender is an important element facilitating the fusion of feminist ideas with ... More


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