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Department
Political Science
Course
POLC99H3
Professor
R Rice
Semester
Summer

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Lecture 5 Social movement Theory and practice Spectrum of Social mobilizationRevolution social movementcollective protest Explanations of collective action Social movements are collectively organize actors who mobilize and make demands on the state rather than seek to overthrow it Characteristics of social movementsInformal interaction networksShared beliefs and solidarity Collective action focusing on conflicts Use of protest they are not political party or interest groupsClassical Model Social psychological approachFocuses on the underlying psychological conditions that motivate individuals to engage in collective action Structural strain disruptive psychological state social movement Eg social isolation or atomization Rapid increase in socialeconomic inequalities or frustrated expectations IMF riots Assumption of this modelSocial movements are a collective respon
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