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Title Social movements and networks : relational approaches to collective action / edited by Mario Diani and Doug McAdam
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 348 pages) : illustrations
Series Comparative politics
Comparative politics (Oxford University Press)
Contents Introduction: social movements, contentious actions, and social networks: "from metaphor to substance"? / Mario Diani -- Social networks matter. But how? / Florence Passy -- Movement development and organizational networks: the role of "single members" in the German Nazi party, 1925-1930 / Helmut Anheier -- Networks in opposition: linking organizations through activists in the Polish people's republic / Maryjane Osa -- "Leaders" or brokers?: positions and influence in social movement networks / Mario Diani -- Community embeddedness and collaborative governance in the San Francisco Bay area environment movement / Christopher Ansell -- Contentious connections in Great Britain, 1828-34 / Charles Tilly and Lesley J. Wood -- Networks, diffusion, and cycles of collective action / Pamela E. Oliver and Daniel J. Myers -- Movement in context: thick networks and Japanese environmental protest / Jeffrey Broadbent -- Why do networks matter?: rationalist and structuralist interpretations / Roger V. Gould -- Cross-talk in movements: reconceiving the culture-network link / Ann Mische -- Beyond structural analysis: toward a more dynamic understanding of social movements / Doug McAdam -- Networks and social movements: a research programme / Mario Diani
Summary This title examines the extent to which a network approach should inform research on collective action. By exploring how networks affect individual contributions to collective action in both democratic and non-democratic organizations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-346) and index
Notes English
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Subject Social movements -- Congresses
Social networks -- Congresses
Collective behavior -- Congresses
Collective behavior.
Social movements.
Social networks.
Soziale Bewegung
Soziales Netzwerk
Kollektives Handeln
Sociale bewegingen.
Sociale netwerken.
Collectieve acties.
Movimentos sociais.
Ação de grupos políticos.
Resistência ao governo.
Action, Théorie de l'.
Mouvements sociaux.
Réseaux sociaux.
Comportement collectif.
Ross Priory <2000>
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Loch Lomond (2000)
Form Electronic book
Author Diani, Mario, 1957-
McAdam, Doug.
ISBN 9780191530760