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The Identity Dilemma: Social Movements and Collective Identity by Aidan McGarry Online



The Identity Dilemma: Social Movements and Collective Identity

The Identity Dilemma: Social Movements and Collective Identity

  • Title: The Identity Dilemma: Social Movements and Collective Identity
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  • ISBN : 9781439912522
  • Format : Paperback
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  • Page : 238 pages


Collective identities are politically necessary, or at least useful, as banners for recruiting others and engaging opponents and the state However, not every member fits or accepts the label in the same way or to the same degree The Identity Dilemma provides eight diverse case studies of social movements to show the benefits, risks, and tradeoffs when a group develops a Collective identities are politically necessary, or at least useful, as banners for recruiting others and engaging opponents and the state However, not every member fits or accepts the label in the same way or to the same degree The Identity Dilemma provides eight diverse case studies of social movements to show the benefits, risks, and tradeoffs when a group develops a strong sense of collective identity The editors and contributors to this pathbreaking volume examine how collective identities can provide powerful advantages but also generate conflicts The various chapters help to develop our understanding of collective identity from how strategic identities are developed for protest groups to how stigmatized groups negotiate identity dilemmas Ultimately, The Identity Dilemma contributes a new strategic approach to understanding social movements that highlights the choices and tensions that groups inevitably face in articulating their ideas and interests Contributors include Marian Barnes, Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Umut Korkut, Elzbieta Korolczuk, John Nagle, Clare Saunders, Neil Stammers, Marisa Tramontano, Huub Van Baar, and the editors


Author Aidan McGarry




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  • Well rounded academic introduction to the study of identity in social movements, a thoroughly complicated, multi faceted concept This edited volume takes on various dilemmas that movements must contend with as they negotiate identities structurally, emotionally, historically, culturally, and so on E [..]

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