The Art of Moral Protest: Culture, Biography, and Creativity in Social Movements
In The Art of Moral Protest, James Jasper integrates diverse examples of protest—from nineteenth-century boycotts to recent movements—into a distinctive new understanding of how social movements work. Jasper highlights their creativity, not only in forging new morals but in adopting courses of action and inventing organizational forms.
"A provocative perspective on the cultural implications of political and social protest."—Library Journal
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This book offers a provocative perspective on the cultural implications of political and social protest. Sociology professor Jasper has already written on the antinuclear and animal-rights protest ... Read full review
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Abalone Alliance activists activities affinity groups American animal rights movement argued audiences basic beliefs biography boycott chapter Charles Tilly Chicago citizenship movements civil rights movement cognitive collective action collective identity concept conflict construction context cultural meanings defined Diablo Canyon dimensions of protest Doug McAdam effects emotions environmental especially example factors feelings frames game theory Gamson goals Gofman human ideologies images important incinerator individuals interac interaction issues Khmer Rouge kind ments mobilization moral panics moral shocks moral visions motivations movement identity networks NIMBYs nuclear energy one's ontological security opponents organizational outrage participants percent political opportunity post-citizenship movements post-industrial post-industrial movements problem process theorists protest protest groups protest movements protestors psychology radical rational rationalist reactors recruitment responses Revolution rhetoric rituals sense Social Move Social Movements society Sociology solidarity structures symbolic tactics testors Theory threat Tilly tions traditions whistleblowers worldviews York
Page v - Matter of scorn, not to be given the foe. However, I with thee have fixed my lot, Certain to undergo like doom; if death Consort with thee, death is to me as life; So forcible within my heart I feel The bond of nature draw me to my own, My own in thee, for what thou art is mine; Our state cannot be severed, we are one, One flesh; to lose thee were to lose myself.