A ground-breaking look at the social psychology of political movements. Bridging psychology and sociology, this volume demonstrates the importance of self, identity, and self-esteem in analyzing and understanding social movements. The scholarsMoreA ground-breaking look at the social psychology of political movements.
Bridging psychology and sociology, this volume demonstrates the importance of self, identity, and self-esteem in analyzing and understanding social movements. The scholars gathered here provide a cohesive picture of how self and identity bear on social movement recruitment, activism, and maintenance. The result is a timely contribution to the social movements literature and to a greater understanding of the social and psychological forces at work within them. Contributors: Pamela J. Aronson, Indiana U- Roy F. Baumeister, Case Western Reserve U- Marilynn B. Brewer, Ohio State U- Lory Britt- Karen L.
Dale- Kay Deaux, CUNY- Marga de Weerd, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam- Michael Fraser- Viktor Gecas, Washington State U- David Heise, Indiana U- Howard B. Kaplan, Texas A&M- K. Jill Kiecolt, Virginia Tech - Bert Klandermans, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam- Xiaoru Liu, San Diego State U- Doug McAdam, Stanford U- Mark Muraven- Elizabeth C. Pinel, Pennsylvania State U- Anne Reid, Baruch College- Silke Roth, Bauhaus-University Weimar- Michael D.
Silver- David Snow, U of Arizona- William B. Swann Jr., U of Texas, Austin- and Verta Taylor, Ohio State U.Sheldon Stryker is distinguished professor of sociology at Indiana University. Timothy J. Owens is associate professor of sociology and Robert W. White is associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of sociology, both at Indiana University-Purdue University.Social Movements, Protest and Contention Series, volume 13Translation Inquiries: University of Minnesota Press