Organizing Dissent: Contemporary Social Movements in Theory and Practice, Second Edition

Edited by William K. Carroll

© 1997

Published Under the Garamond Imprint

When first published in 1992, this major collection rapidly established itself as the leading text on Social Movements to be published in North America. An effective blend of theory and applied case studies makes the book a valuable teaching tool, as well as providing key background material for activists and social policy makers.

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When first published in 1992, this major collection rapidly established itself as the leading text on Social Movements to be published in North America.

Organizing Dissent: Contemporary Social Movements in Theory and Practice, Second Edition

Edited by William K. Carroll

© 1997

Published Under the Garamond Imprint

When first published in 1992, this major collection rapidly established itself as the leading text on Social Movements to be published in North America. An effective blend of theory and applied case studies makes the book a valuable teaching tool, as well as providing key background material for activists and social policy makers.

Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.9in x 9.0in
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    ... a volume of high quality, recommended as a text.


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  • Author Information

    William K. Carroll teaches sociology and participates in the graduate program in contemporary social and political thought at the University of Victoria. He is the author of Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism.

  • Table of contents


    Contributors

    Acknowledgements

    Part One: Social Movements in Theory

    1. Social Movements and Counterhegemony: Canadian Contexts and Social Theories - William  K. Carroll
    2. Post-Marxism and the New Social Movements - Barry D. Adam
    3. Language, Power, and Politics: Revisiting the Symbolic Challenge of Movements - Dominique Masson
    4. Is the Personal Always Political? Environmentalism in Arendt's Age of 'The Social' - Catriona Sandilands
    5. Globalization, Movements, and the Decentred State - Warren Magnusson

    Part Two: Social Movements in Practice

    1. Reinventing a Labour Movement? - Bob Russell
    2. Coalitions of Social Movements as Agencies for Social Change: The Action Canada Network - Peter Bleyer
    3. The Precarious Pursuit of Justice: Counterhegemony in the Lubicon First Nation Coalition - David Alan Long
    4. From Stereotypes to Visible Diversity: Lesbian Political Organizing - Sharon Dale Stone
    5. On Counterhegemonic Formation in the Women's Movement and the Difficult Integration of Collective Identities - Jacinthe Michaud
    6. Managing AIDS Organizing: 'Consultation,' 'Partnership,' and 'Responsibility' as Strategies for Regulation - Gary Kinsman
    7. Framing the Forests: Corporations, the B.C. Forest Alliance, and the Media - Aaron Doyle, Brian Elliott & David Tindall

    Afterword

    1. Many Davids, One Goliath - R.S. Ratner

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