Social Movements

Critiques, Concepts, Case-Studies

  • Stanford M. Lyman

Part of the Main Trends of the Modern World book series (MTMW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Stanford M. Lyman
      Pages 1-6
  3. Classical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Robert E. Park
      Pages 9-26
    3. Albert Salomon
      Pages 27-46
  4. Disciplinary Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Rudolf Heberle
      Pages 49-59
    3. Herbert Blumer
      Pages 60-83
  5. Conceptual Issues:Debates and Critiques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. David Plotke
      Pages 113-136
    3. Frances Fox Piven, Richard A. Cloward
      Pages 137-167
  6. Contemporary Studies

  7. The Future of Social Movements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329

About this book


The aim of this book is to bring together classical, recent and contemporary analyses of the social movement phenomenon. Analysis is represented in several variants of its discursive form: the expository essay, the critique, the general theory, the specific case study and the futuristic meditation.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Stanford M. Lyman
    • 1
  1. 1.Florida Atlantic UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-62019-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-23747-0
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