Chapter 8. Social Movements

  1. Erich Goode and
  2. Nachman Ben-Yehuda

Published Online: 11 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307924.ch8

Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance, Second Edition

Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Goode, E. and Ben-Yehuda, N. (2009) Social Movements, in Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307924.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 21 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189347

Online ISBN: 9781444307924

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Keywords:

  • social movements;
  • social movement organizations and engaging in attention-grabbing tactics;
  • social movements as organized efforts for people to change;
  • social movements - establishing legitimacy of specific claim about social condition;
  • interest groups - insiders versus outsiders;
  • interest groups as established lobbies or established pressure groups;
  • social movements - claims and arguments;
  • social movements and moral panics;
  • moral panics demanding social movement organization (SMO) attention;
  • SMOs - legitimacy of claim about given social condition put into motion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Interest Groups: Insiders Versus Outsiders

  • Social Movements: Claims and Arguments

  • Social Movements and Moral Panics

  • Summary