The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements

Online ISBN: 9780470674871

DOI: 10.1002/9780470674871

Editor(s): David A. Snow, Donatella Della Porta, Bert Klandermans and Doug McAdam

About this Book

Comprehensive, authoritative, interdisciplinary, and up-to-date, The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements contains over 400 entries exploring social and political movements and related collective phenomena throughout the world.

Key Features:

• COMPREHENSIVE: Comprising over 400 entries across 21 topics, this invaluable reference resource explores major social and political movements and related collective phenomena across the globe

• INTERNATIONAL: Brings together a prestigious editorial team drawn from ten countries and from across four disciplines

• WIDE-RANGING: Covers a broad range of historical and modern topics to create an understanding of many of the most significant social and political developments and changes throughout much of human history, from the French revolution, to the global women’s movement, to Martin Luther King Jr. and the American civil rights movement, through to more recent issues including environmentalism and the Arab Spring

• AUTHORITATIVE: Organized, authored and edited by leading scholars, all of whom come to the project with exemplary track records and international standing

REVIEWS

“Overall this is a fine start for a work that encompasses such a vast number of insights and so much analysis. Watching the expansion of the knowledge base in future editions will be interesting. Index at end of the third volume. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-level undergraduates through researchers/faculty.” (Choice, 1 July 2013)

“Political scientists, sociologists, as well as students in other academic disciplines should find this book of enormous value.” (Library Journal, 1 April 2013)

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