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    DescriptionSocial Movements: The Key Concepts provides an insightful, contemporary introduction to some of the frequently encountered terms and groups that are central to the study of collective action and social and political activism. Following an A-Z format, the entries defined and discussed are drawn from the following areas: * the 'old' social movements of the nineteenth century * the 'new' social movements of the 1960s and 1970s * the rise of contemporary 'network' movements. Key American, European and global social movements are addressed, with each entry related to contemporary developments and emergent tendencies within the field. Including helpful references for further study, this concise and up-to-date guide is of relevance for those studying a range of disciplines, including sociology, politics, cultural studies and human geography.


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    Title
    Social Movements: The Key Concepts
    Subtitle
    The Key Concepts
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Graeme Chesters, By (author) Ian Welsh
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 108
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415431149
    ISBN 10: 041543114X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JPW, JH
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    DC22: 303.484
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/21CNTY
    Libri: I-HS
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC22: 303.48/403
    LC classification: HM881 .C443 2011
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000, HIS036060, HIS036070
    Thema V1.0: JPW, JH
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    12 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Graeme Chesters is Senior Research Fellow in Peace Studies at Bradford University, UK. His books for Routledge include Complexity and Social Movements: Multitudes at the Edge of Chaos (2006) with Ian Welsh. Ian Welsh is Reader in Sociology at Cardiff University, UK. His books for Routledge include Mobilising Modernity: The Nuclear Moment (2000).
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Key Concepts A-Z. Bibliography