Todd, Roy, British Journal of Canadian Studies
Suzanne Staggenborg, Social Movements (Toronto: Oxford University Press Canada, 2008), ix + 173pp. Paper. £25.99. ISBN 978-0-1954-2309-9.
Social protest is a permanent feature of contemporary society, with long-standing and recently formed groups involved in attempts to remedy injustice and to bring about social change through tactics such as lobbying, direct action, and demonstrations. The literature on social movements has grown rapidly and is now rich in theoretical alternatives, conceptual development and case studies. This account of social movements deals with questions about the origins, structures, strategies, effects and decline of social movements. Suzanne Staggenborg …
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Publication information: Article title: Social Movements. Contributors: Todd, Roy - Author. Journal title: British Journal of Canadian Studies. Volume: 21. Issue: 2 Publication date: September 2008. Page number: 305+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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