Social Movement Organizations: Guide to Research on Insurgent Realities, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Social Movement Organizations

Guide to Research on Insurgent Realities, 1st Edition

By John Lofland


438 pages

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The authorative and richly detailed handbook is divided into three parts: (1) procedures for studying SMOs; (2) propositions or generalizations about them; and (3) perspectives or wider considerations relating to them. Included are discussions of such basic questions as: What causes SMOs and why do people join them? What are the beliefs and practices of SMOs? What effect do SMOs have, and what are the social reactions to them?

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HISTORY / Social History