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Doing Democracy : The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements - Bill Moyer

Doing Democracy

The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements

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Published: 1st August 2001
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Citizen activism has achieved many positive results. But the road to success for social movements is often complex, usually lasting many years, with few guides for evaluating the precise stage of a movement's evolution to determine the best way forward. "

Doing Democracy" provides both a theory and working model for understanding and analyzing social movements, ensuring that they are successful in the long term. Beginning with an overview of social movement theory and the MAP (Movement Action Plan) model, "Doing Democracy" outlines the eight stages of social movements, the four roles of activists, and case studies from the civil rights, anti-nuclear energy, Central America, gay/lesbian, women's health, and globalization movements.

Bill Moyer is the originator of the MAP Model; he and his coauthors combine several decades of movement experience.

Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Introductionp. 1
The Movement Action Planp. 9
The MAP Theory of Social Activismp. 10
The Four Roles of Social Movementsp. 21
The Eight Stages of Social Movementsp. 42
Believing in the Power of Social Movementsp. 87
Social Movement Theories and MAPp. 99
Social Movement Theories and MAP: Beginnings of a Dialoguep. 100
Case Studiesp. 115
The U.S. Civil Rights Movementp. 116
The Anti-Nuclear Energy Movementp. 137
The Gay and Lesbian Movement in the United Statesp. 152
The Breast Cancer Social Movementp. 165
The Globalization Movementp. 176
Conclusion--Toward the Futurep. 186
Glossaryp. 200
Notesp. 204
Bibliographyp. 212
Indexp. 220
Author Contact Informationp. 228
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ISBN: 9780865714182
ISBN-10: 0865714185
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st August 2001
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.37