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Geography and Social Movements

Comparing Antinuclear Activism in the Boston Area

by Byron A. Miller

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political activism,
  • Political Science,
  • Peace And Peace Movements,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Social Movements,
  • Human Geography,
  • Peace,
  • Antinuclear movement,
  • Boston,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Social change

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070218M
    ISBN 100816629501
    ISBN 109780816629503


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Geographical (spatial) understandings of social movement practice are crucial to the interpretation of contentious action. Movements act from space, politically mobilizing from the material conditions of their (local) spaces; movements act on space appropriating it with a group identity; movements act in space, such as taking to the streets for protests, or occupying land; and movements make Cited by: Geography and Social Movements: Comparing Antinuclear Activism in the Boston Area (Social Movements, Protest and Contention Book 12) - Kindle edition by Miller, Byron A.

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Geography and Social Movements book Miller directly addresses the implications of space, place, and scale in social movement mobilization, and then demonstrates their significance in a detailed comparative analysis of peace movements in three municipalities around Boston.

In his book, Geography and Social Movement, Byron Miller intended to bridge this gap in our discipline. At the same Geography and Social Movements book he brings to the studies of social Geography and Social Movements book some concepts developed by geographers and also introduce in our discipline ideas developed by Cited by: ments enriches our understanding of social movements beyond what is pos-sible through aspatial analyses.

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While structured around traditional social movement concepts, each section combines the mapping of the. Geographical proximity is just one lens through which social movements can be constructed.

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Recent anti-systemic social movements have illustrated the central role of cities in social movement mobilization. We not only highlight the characteristics of urban social relations that make.

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