2 edition of Urban mass movement in action found in the catalog.
Urban mass movement in action
by Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang University in Singapore
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Ku Hung-Ting.|
|Series||Occasional paper series / Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, Nanyang University -- no. 77., Occasional papaper series (Nanyang University. Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences) -- no. 77|
|LC Classifications||DS796.S2 K8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36 leaves. --|
|Number of Pages||36|
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the mass media was. holding mass demonstrations or overthrowing an existing power structure. Instead, social movements grow through four stages. Abstract Keywords Overview What is a Social Movement.
Four Stages of Social Movements Stage 1: Emergence Stage 2: Coalescence Stage 3: Bureaucratization Stage 4: Decline Repression Co-optation Success Failure.
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action, a social movement also acts in other, equally important, ways. Social movement activists hold Gandhi took items of everyday mass consumption like cloth and salt, and transformed them into symbols of resistance.
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