Cultural Fields and Movement Trajectories: Comparing the Effect of Different Cultures upon Movements in the Political Process

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: 302
RC47 Social Classes and Social Movements (host committee)
RC48 Social Movements, Collective Actions and Social Change

Language: English

The effects of cultural fields upon the mobilization, trajectory and outcomes of social movements remains largely unexplored theoretical terrain. The concept of cultural field provides the conceptual space in which to think about the extent to which a common cultural logic permeates a given society and affects behavior, processes and events. Here we apply this line of inquiry to the study of social movements
Session Organizer:
Jeffrey BROADBENT, University of Minnesota, USA
Jeffrey BROADBENT, University of Minnesota, USA
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