Social movements: Topic Guide

This guide introduces some of the literature and debates on social movements and collective action more broadly

Abstract

Social movements express social, cultural, political or economic concerns locally, nationally or transnationally, and they are found in both democratic and repressive states. A variety of actors use social movements to champion a cause and direct, promote or resist change. This topic guide introduces some of the key literature and debates on social movements and collective action more broadly.

Citation

Bhonagiri, A. (2016). Social movements: Topic guide. Birmingham, UK: GSDRC, University of Birmingham, 25p

Social movements

Published 1 August 2016