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Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-70 - Doug McAdam

Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-70

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Published: 1st January 1982
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In this classic work of sociology, Doug McAdam presents a political-process model that explains the rise and decline of the black protest movement in the United States. Moving from theoretical concerns to empirical analysis, he focuses on the crucial role of three institutions that foster protest: black churches, black colleges, and Southern chapters of the NAACP. He concludes that political opportunities, a heightened sense of political efficacy, and the development of these three institutions played a central role in shaping the civil rights movement. In his new introduction, McAdam revisits the civil rights struggle in light of recent scholarship on social movement origins and collective action.
" A] first-rate analytical demonstration that the civil rights movement was the culmination of a long process of building institutions in the black community."--Raymond Wolters, "Journal of American History"
"A fresh, rich, and dynamic model to explain the rise and decline of the black insurgency movement in the United States."--James W. Lamare, "Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science"

Introduction, 1999
Preface
Introduction
The Classical Model of Social Movements Examined
Resource Mobilization: A Deficient Alternative
The Political Process Model
The Empirical Implications of Various Models of Social Movements
The Historical Context of Black Insurgency, 1876-1954
The Generation of Black Insurgency, 1955-60
The Heyday of Black Insurgency, 1961-65
The Decline of Black Insurgency, 1966-70
Political Process and Black Insurgency
Methodology and Presentation of Coding Manual
Chronology of Sit-in Demonstrations, February 1-March 31, 1960
Estimated Total External Income for Five Major Movement Organizations, 1948-70
List of Indigenous Protest Leaders, 1955-60
Indigenous Protest Leaders and Their Later Organizational Affiliations within the Movement
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780226555539
ISBN-10: 0226555534
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st January 1982
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 13.7  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised