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