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Author Valocchi, Stephen M., 1956-

Title Social movements and activism in the USA / Stephen Valocchi

Publ Info London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HN59.2 .V35 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HN59.2 V35 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HN59.2 .V35 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 194 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index and bibliographical references
Contents Scholars and activists in dialogue -- Theory and activism -- The historical and contemporary context of Hartford progressive activism -- What activists do : developing strategies, conceptualizing goals, exploiting opportunities -- What activists do : gathering resources, forming organizations -- What makes them do it : recruitment and commitment to social movements -- What makes them tired : activist burnout and managing an activist life -- Who they are : collective identity and oppositional consciousness -- Rethinking activists' questions and scholars' answers
LC subject Community activists -- United States
Social reformers -- United States
Social movements -- United States
ISBN 9780415461580 (hbk.)
0415461588 (hbk.)
9780415461597 (pbk.)
0415461596 (pbk.)
9780203873984 (ebk.)
020387398X (ebk.)