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Social Movements and Violence : Participation in Underground Organizations - Bert Klandermans

Social Movements and Violence

Participation in Underground Organizations

By: Bert Klandermans (Editor), Donatella Della Porta (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st December 1992
ISBN: 9781559384452
Number Of Pages: 308

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Part of a series which presents research on international social movements, this volume focuses on social movements and violence. Topics discussed include: individual motivations in underground political organizations; decisions to use terrorism; and ethnic and socio-revolutionary terrorism.

Part 1 Theories and methodologies: introduction - on individual motivations in underground political organizations, Donatella della Porta; decisions to use terrorism - psychological constraints on instrumental reasoning, Martha Crenshaw. Part 2 Case studies: from protest to terrorism - the case of the SDS and the weathermen, Richard G. Braungart; political violence by the non-aggrieved - explaining the political participation of those with no apparent grievances, Robert W. White; going underground in Argentina - a look at the founders of a guerrilla movement, Maria Jose Moyano. Part 3 Women's studies: conservative and feminist images of women associated with armed, clandestine organizations in the United States, Gilda Zwerman; lacerations in the memory - women in the Italian underground organizations, Luisa Passerini. Part 4 Comparative studies: left-wing and right-wing terrorist groups - a comparison for the German case, Friedhelm Neidhardt; ethnic and sociorevolutionary terrorism - a comparison of structures, Peter Waldmann; political socialization in left-wing underground organizations - biographies of Italian and German militants, Donatella della Porta.

ISBN: 9781559384452
ISBN-10: 155938445X
Series: International Social Movement Research : Book 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 1st December 1992
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44