Conceptualizing Culture in Social Movement Research

  • Britta Baumgarten
  • Priska Daphi
  • Peter Ullrich

Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology book series (PSEPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Protest and Culture: Concepts and Approaches in Social Movement Research — An Introduction

  3. Theorizing Culture from Different Perspectives beyond the Mainstream

  4. Culture as a Framework for Movement Activity

  5. Internal Movement Culture

  6. Impact of Social Movements on Culture

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 300-313

About this book


This volume introduces and compares different concepts of culture in social movement research. It assesses their advantages and shortcomings, drawing links to anthropology, discourse analysis, sociology of emotions, narration, spatial theory, and others. Each contribution's approach is illustrated with recent cases of mobilization.


anthropology culture emotion Marx memory Nation organization Protest sociology Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Britta Baumgarten
    • 1
  • Priska Daphi
    • 2
  • Peter Ullrich
    • 3
  1. 1.CIES LisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/MainGermany
  3. 3.Technische Unversität BerlinGermany

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