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Title How social movements matter / Marco Giugni, Doug McAdam, and Charles Tilly, editors ; foreword by Sidney Tarrow.
Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minn : University of Minnesota Press, ©1999.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library  HM 131 .H625 1999    DUE 09-06-17
Description xxxiii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Social movements, protest, and contention ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-302) and index.
Contents How social movements matter : past research, present problems, future developments / Marco Giugni -- Social movements and public policy / Paul Burstein -- Making an impact : conceptual and methodological implications of the collective goods criterion / Edwin Amenta and Michael P. Young -- The impact of social movements on political institutions : a comparison of the introduction of direct legislation in Switzerland and the United States / Hanspeter Kriesi and Dominique Wisler -- Protest, protesters and protest policing : public discourses in Italy and Germany from the 1960s to the 1980s / Donatella della Porta -- Political protest and institutional change : the anti-Vietnam war movement and American science / Kelly Moore -- The biographical impact of activism / Doug McAdam -- Feminist politics in a hostile environment : obstacles and opportunities / Joyce Gelb and Vivien Hart -- How the Cold War was really won : the effects of the antinuclear movements of the 1980s / David S. Meyer -- The impact of environmental movements in western societies / Dieter Rucht -- Ethnic and civic conceptions of nationhood and th differential success of the extreme right in Germany and Italy / Ruud Koopmans and Paul Statham -- From interactions to outcomes in social movements / Charles Tilly.
Summary "Bringing together several well-known scholars, this volume offers an assessment of the consequences of social movements in Western countries. Policy, institutional, cultural, short- and long-term, and intended and unintended outcomes are among the types of consequences the authors consider in depth. They also compare political outcomes of several contemporary movements -- specifically, women's, peace, ecology, and extreme right-wing movements -- in different countries. Book jacket."--Jacket.
Subject Social movements.
Protest movements.
Added Author Giugni, Marco.
McAdam, Doug.
Tilly, Charles.
Standard No. 42578832
ISBN 0816629145 (hardcover)
9780816629145 (hardcover)
0816629153 (pbk.)
9780816629152 (pbk.)
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