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    Jun 06


    My new book, Other People’s Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements will be coming out this summer. It’s being published by Oxford University Press, and the publication date is 27 June in the United States of America and 5 September in the U.K.

    “The distinction between conscience and beneficiary constituents has been well known to social movement scholars since McCarthy and Zald first proposed it nearly 50 years ago.  But until now no one has ever moved much beyond the distinction to tell us why we should care about it.  With Other People’s Struggles, Nicholas Owen has done just that, offering a compelling theory of the variable presence of ‘outsiders’ in movements and the impact they have on those struggles.”

    Doug McAdam

    Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, Stanford University.

    More details here