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States, Parties, and Social Movements

States, Parties, and Social Movements

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics

Doug McAdam, Jack A. Goldstone, Joseph Luders, David Cunningham, Heidi J. Swarts, Jorge Cadena-Roa, John K. Glenn, Manali Desai, Kim Williams, Nella Van Dyke, Charles Tilly
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  • Date Published: March 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521016995

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  • Most books on social movements treat them as special episodes, apart from normal politics. This book is about how social protest movements become involved with political parties and elections. It reveals how movements really are a "normal" part of modern politics, shaping parties and elections.Everyone wanting to know how political parties and social movements actually operate should read this book.

    • New perspectives on social movements and political parties
    • Covers both the major movements of the 1960s in the US, and democracy movements in Mexico, Eastern Europe, and India
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    "...masterful...successfully pushes the boundaries of existing thinking about conventional versus unconventional politics." Political Science Quarterly

    "All the contributions are valuable and interesting...Contributors have produced well crafted and richly documented essays, which all improve our understanding of important dimensions of political contention. They successfully remind us of the inadequacy of conventional distinctions between supposedly different forms of politics." American Journal of Sociology

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    • Date Published: March 2003
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521016995
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 153 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.422kg
    • contains: 9 b/w illus. 18 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. States and Social Movements:
    1. Countermovements, the state, and the intensity of racial contention in the American south Joseph Luders
    2. State vs. social movement: FBI counterintelligence against the new left David Cunningham
    3. Setting the state's agenda: church-based community organizations in American urban politics Heidi J. Swarts
    4. State pacts, elites, and social movements in Mexico's transition to democracy Jorge Cadena-Roa
    Part II. Parties and Social Movements:
    5. Parties out of movements: party emergence in post-communist Eastern Europe John K. Glenn
    6. From movement to party to government: why social policies in Kerala and West Bengal are so different
    7. Parties, movements, and constituencies in categorizing race: state-level outcomes of multiracial category legislation Kim Williams
    8. Protest cycles and party politics: the effects of elite allies and antagonists on student protest in the United States, 1930–90.

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    • Social movement
  • Editor

    Jack A. Goldstone, University of California, Davis

    Contributors

    Doug McAdam, Jack A. Goldstone, Joseph Luders, David Cunningham, Heidi J. Swarts, Jorge Cadena-Roa, John K. Glenn, Manali Desai, Kim Williams, Nella Van Dyke, Charles Tilly

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