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" an interpretive schemata that simplifies and condenses the 'world out there' by selectively punctuating and encoding objects, situations, events, experiences, and sequences of actions within one's present or past environments" (Snow and Benford 1992,... "
Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements - Page 6
edited by - 2001 - 370 pages
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Just Advocacy?: Women's Human Rights, Transnational Feminisms, and the ...

Wendy S. Hesford, Wendy Kozol - Political Science - 2005 - 301 pages
...justice. Discursive Frames, Mobilizing Structures, and Social Movement Formation A discursive frame serves as "an interpretive schemata that simplifies and condenses the world out there by selecting, punctuating, and encoding objects, situations, events, experiences and sequences of actions...
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Frames of Protest: Social Movements and the Framing Perspective

Hank Johnston, John A. Noakes - Political Science - 2005 - 269 pages
...repeat Snow and Benford's definition: frames are interpretative schemata that signify and condense "the world out there by selectively punctuating and encoding objects, situations, events, and experiences." (1992: 137). Implicit in just about every study of framing processes is the concept...
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Globalization from Below: Transnational Activists And Protest Networks

Donatella Della Porta - Political Science - 2006 - 300 pages
...they wish to stress its interpretative or strategic use. In the former, a frame is "an interpretative schemata that simplifies and condenses the 'world...sequences of actions within one's present or past environments" (Snow and Benford 1992, 137); in its strategic function, the frame is "action-oriented...
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Shameless: Sexual Dissidence in American Culture

Arlene Stein - Social Science - 2006 - 213 pages
...resonant themes and attempt to associate them with movement activities. They "frame" reality, simplifying the "world out there" by "selectively punctuating...sequences of actions within one's present or past environments."8 Social movements use language and cultural symbols to mobilize and forge solidarity...
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Social Movements and Democracy in Africa: The Impact of Women's Struggle for ...

Agnes Ngoma Leslie - Political Science - 2006 - 213 pages
...alignment." The concept of "frame" has been used widely by academics in various disciplines to refer to the "world out there" by selectively punctuating and...experiences, and sequences of actions within one's present environment (Goffman, 1974). In "framing," emphasis is placed on the process of definition and interpretation....
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Scripted for Change: The Institutionalization of the American Presidency

Victoria A. Farrar-Myers - Political Science - 2007 - 288 pages
...sociological perspective. Under this approach, a frame can be defined as "[a]n interpretive schemata [sic] that simplifies and condenses the 'world out there'...actions within one's present or past environment. . . . [T]hey also function simultaneously as modes of attribution and articulation" (Snow and Benford,...
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Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom

Mohammed M. Hafez - History - 2007 - 285 pages
...understandings of the world and of themselves that legitimate and motivate collective action."33 A frame is an "interpretive schemata that simplifies and condenses...situations, events, experiences, and sequences of action within one's present and past environment."34 Frames also can be thought of as "condensed symbols"...
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NGO Diplomacy: The Influence of Nongovernmental Organizations in ...

Michele Merrill Betsill, Elisabeth Corell - Political Science - 2008 - 244 pages
...how the environmental problem was conceptualized prior to and/or during the negotiations. A frame is "an interpretive schemata that simplifies and condenses...situations, events, experiences, and sequences of action within one's present or past environment" (Snow and Benford 1992: 137). By framing (or re-framing)...
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