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Thinking about Strategy

David S. Meyer and Suzanne Staggenborg

in Strategies for Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672899
eISBN:
9781452947174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672899.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses how resources, mobilization structures, political opportunities, and the dynamics of contention influence strategy. A report examined here about an animal rights protest ... More


Introduction

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The major themes addressed in the book are summarized including how political and economic conditions shaped the sustainable agriculture movement and how the movement developed organizationally. ... More


Introduction: Education and the Long March through the Institutions

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

The Introduction presents the basic goals of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement’s agrarian reform struggle and explains how its educational proposal is part and parcel of achieving those goals. ... More


Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by ... More


Front Pages, Front Lines: Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043109
eISBN:
9780252051982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043109.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses the role of media, particularly periodicals, in the American women’s suffrage movement, and in public understandings of the campaign for a Constitutional amendment enfranchising ... More


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