Social Movements: An Introduction

Social Movements: An Introduction

Social Movements: An Introduction

Social Movements is a comprehensive introduction and critical analysis of collective action in society today. In this new edition, the authors have updated all chapters with the most recent scientific literature, expanded on topics such as individual motivations, new media, public policies, and governance.


  • Draws on research and empirical work across the social sciences to address the key questions in this international field.
  • New edition expands on topics such as individual motivations, new media, public policies, and governance.
  • Has been redesigned in a more user-friendly format.

Review
"A highly sophisticated and deeply insightful account of social movements."
Development and Change

“Della Porta and Diani have crafted an elegant and expansive volume that incisively focuses on all the field’s core issues. Using the global justice movement as the thread that pulls the new edition together is a welcome addition.” Hank Johnston, San Diego State University


“As in the first edition, the authors offer excellent framing of debates and issues in the field and thorough coverage of the literature. This is the most comprehensive...

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