Dramaturgy and Social Movements: The Social Construction and Communication of Power

  • Robert D. Enford
  • Scott A. Hunt
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The sociology of social movements currently lacks a conceptual framework to understand collective attempts to construct and reconstruct definitions of power. This defic-iency highlights a paradox. On the one hand, movement activists devote considerable time articulating their under-standing of power relations. Movement scholars, on the other hand, have generally neglected the processes by which these meanings are developed, sustained, and transformed.


Social Movement Movement Organization Movement Performance Resource Mobilization Symbolic Interaction 
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  • Scott A. Hunt

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