Gov 312 L notes - 1 collective action 2 v iolence 3 modern...

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2 violence 3 modern or not International movements 9/1/09 Social movements refined -An informal no institutionalized form of group action that is collective, -oriented toward the promotion of change including cultural change -social movements typically employed interesting tactics of disruption Collective challenges (to elites, authorities, other groups or cultural codes) by people with common purposes and authorities. Social movements are to be distinguished from political parties and interest group (tarrow) Collective = bigger than individual *women’s right, color right, environment - can be the examples of cultural change Tactics of disruption -action \ -boycott / cultural change creation 9/3/09 CONDITIONS UNDERWHICH SM arise Precondition -> deprevation is perceived as wrong - Slavery is wrong SM arise in periods of broader change Tarrow -> factors influencing opportunity structure - Period of political opening - Instability of political alignment - Divisions among political elites - Presence of potential new influential allies Conditons that allow them to expand/ be sustained
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