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Published: 25 February 2020

360 Pages | 25 b&w line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190078010

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Contentious Minds

How Talk and Ties Sustain Activism

Florence Passy and Gian-Andrea Monsch

  • This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY NC ND 4.0 International license
  • Offers a comparison of social movement activists, volunteers, and unionists allow counteracting the current trend of overspecialization into many subfields
  • Brings the mind and culture back in the study of social movements and highlights the crucial role of social networks
  • Provides rich empirical evidence that allows comparison between various commitment sites and cross-validates authors' findings through the use of survey and interview data

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