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Lecture+12.Transforming+Race+in+the+1960s - American Race...

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Unformatted text preview: American Race Relations Lecture 12. Transforming Race in the 1960s Announcements: 1. Exams returned probably next Monday 2. Readings for next Monday will be up Thu; for next Wed, up Friday Social Movements and Racial Change previous readings point to strong role of social movements in racial change Obama speech Klinkner and Smith Rosenberg presidency and role as nation maintainer Older Theories Explaining Social Movements social strain structural strain precedes social movement analogy to boiling water criticisms: doesnt some kind of strain always exist? too individualist? group participation may matter in interpreting strain Resource Mobilization resources external to the social movement are key McAdams criticisms external resources may coopt movement ignores resources internal to movement definition of resources vague too materialist: ideas matterr McAdam: political process model organizational resources of mass base cognitive liberation political opportunity structure Civil Rights Protest Trend...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course RACE REL 790:333 taught by Professor Williegin during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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