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Contention in context : political opportunities and the emergence of protest / edited by Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012], ©2012
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 3rd Floor  HM881 .C655 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social movements
Protest movements
Political science
Physical Description xvi, 341 pages ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-326) and index
Contents Introduction: from political opportunity structures to strategic interaction / James M. Jasper -- Peasant revolts in the French Revolution / Jack A. Goldstone -- Rural social movements in Nicaragua / Anthony W. Pereira -- Human rights in Argentina / Amy Risley -- Rural unions in Brazil / John L. Hammond -- The civil rights movement / Francesca Polletta -- The women's movement / John D. Skrentny -- Gay and lesbian liberation / Adam Isaiah Green -- The U.S. movement for peace in Central America / James M. Jasper -- Opportunity knocks: the trouble with political opportunity and what you can do about it / Edwin Amenta and Drew Halfmann -- Sensing and seizing opportunities: how contentious actors and strategies emerge / Christian Bröer and Jan Willem Duyvendak -- Eventful protest, global conflicts: social mechanisms in the reproduction of protest / Donatella della Porta -- Conclusion: are protestors opportunists?: fifty tests / Jeff Goodwin
Alternate Author Goodwin, Jeff
Jasper, James M., 1957-

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