An Introductiondella porta donatella; diani mario
Mario Diani is Professor of Sociology and Director ofGraduate Studies at the University of Trento. He is the coeditor ofBeyond Tocqueville: The Social Capital Debate in ComparativePerspective (with Bob Edwards and Michael Foley, 2001) andSocial Movements and Networks (with Doug McAdam, 2003)
In this new edition, the authors have updated all chapters withthe most recent literature, and expanded on topics such asindividual motivations, new media, public policies, and governance.The book has also been redesigned to a more user–friendly format.More than ever, Social Movements is the ideal introductionfor students of social movements within social and politicalscience.
1. The Study of Social Movements: Recurring Questions,(Partially) Changing Answers.
1.1. Four Core Questions for Social Movement Analysis.
1.1.1. Is social change creating the conditions for theemergence of new movements?
1.1.2. How do we define issues as worthy objects, and actors asworthy subjects of collective action?
1.1.3. How is collective action possible?
1.1.4. What determines the forms and intensity of collectiveaction?
1.1.5. Are these questions specific of social movementanalysis?
1.2. What is Distinctive of Social Movements?
1.2.1. The concept of social movement.
1.2.2. Conflictual and consensual collective action.
1.2.3. Social movements, events, and coalitions.
1.2.4. Social movements and organizational processes.
1.2.5. Social movements and protest.
1.3. On This Book.
2. Social Changes and Social Movements.
2.1 Social Structure, Political Cleavages and CollectiveAction.
2.1.1 Economic change, social fragmentation and movements.
2.1.2. Economic globalization and social conflict.
2.2 States, markets, and social movements.
2.2.1. Territorial boundaries and social conflicts: thetransnationalization of protest.
2.2.2. State and classes: the conflicts around the welfarestate.
2.3 Knowledge, Culture and Conflicts.
2.3.1. Shifting boundaries between the public and theprivate:
2.3.2. Cultures and countercultures.
2.3.3. Between the global and the local.
2.4. Structural Transformations, New Conflicts, New Classes.
2.4.1. Still classes?
2.4.2. New middle classes for new social movements?
3. The Symbolic Dimension of Collective Action.
3.1. Culture and Action: The Role of Values.
3.2. Culture and Action: The Cognitive Perspective.
3.2.1. Collective action as cognitive praxis.
3.2.2. Interpretative frames and ideology.
3.2.3. Sense making activities: linking values and frames.
3.3. Problems and Responses.
4. Collective Action and Identity.
4.1 How Does Identity Work?
4.2 Multiple Identities.
4.3 Does Identity Facilitate Participation?
4.4 How Is Identity Generated and Reproduced?
4.4.1 Self– and hetero–definitions of identity.
4.4.2 Production of identity: symbols, practices, rituals.
4.4.3 Identity and the political process.
5. Individuals, networks, and participation.
5.1. Why do People Get Involved in Collective Action? The Roleof Networks.
5.2. Do Networks Always Matter?
5.3. Individuals and Organizations.
5.3.1 Exclusive affiliations.
5.3.2. Multiple affiliations.
5.4. Individual participation, movement subcultures, and virtualnetworks.
6. Social Movements and Organizations.
6.1. Organizational Dilemmas in Social Movements.
6.1.1. Mobilizing people or resources?
6.1.2. Hierarchical or horizontal structures?
6.1.3. Challengers or service providers ?
6.2. Types of social movement organizations.
6.2.1. Professional movement organizations.
6.2.2. Participatory movement organizations.
6.3. How do social movement organizations change?
6.3.1. Patterns of change.
6.3.2. Institutional factors and organizational change.
6.3.3. Organizational cultures and organizational change.
6.3.4. Modernization, technological innovation, andorganizational change.
6.4. From movement organizations to social movementnetworks.
7. Action Forms, Repertoires and Cycles of Protest.
7.1 Protest: A Definition.
7.2 Repertoires of Action.
7.3. The Logics and Forms of Protest.
7.3.1 The logic of numbers.
7.3.2 The logic of damage.
7.3.3 The logic of bearing witness.
7.4 Strategic Options and Protest.
7.5 Factors Influencing Repertoire Choice.
7.6 The Cross–national Diffusion of Protest.
7.7. Cycles of Protest, Protest Wave and Protest Campaigns.
8. The Policing of Protest and Political Opportunities forSocial Movements.
8.1 The Policing of Protest.
8.2. Political Institutions and Social Movements.
8.3. Prevailing Strategies and Social Movements.
8.4. Allies, Opponents and Social Movements.
8.4.1. Social movements in a multiorganizational field.
8.4.2. Social movements and parties.
8.5. Discursive Opportunity and the Media System.
8.5.1. Discursive opportunities.
8.5.2. Media and movements.
9. Social Movements and Democracy.
9.1 Social Movement Strategies and Their Effects.
9.2 Changes in Public Policy.
9.3 Social Movements and Procedural Changes.
9.4. Social Movement and Democratic Theory.
9.5. Social movements and democratization.