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Religion, mobilization, and social action

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology.,
  • Christian sociology.,
  • Religion and social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-253) and index.

    Statementedited by Anson Shupe and Bronislaw Misztal.
    SeriesReligion in the age of transformation,
    ContributionsShupe, Anson D., Misztal, Bronislaw, 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2015.S6 R45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL691404M
    ISBN 100275956253
    LC Control Number97038540

      More generally, most of the activist volunteers are women, and “the discourses of antimaterialism and outreach mobilization implicate lifestyle choices managed largely (but not entirely) within the parameters of the feminized domestic sphere” (–30), thus privatizing evangelical social action and restricting its impact.


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The wealth of scholarship on religious mobilization has clarified scholarly thinking about identity formation and collective action. Recently revised conceptions of religion, secularism, and modernization have opened new paths for social inquiry. (a) Mobilization or collective action from below, with deep roots in local communities.

(b) A reform or anti-status quo movement. (c) A support base constructed by a discourse that attempts to promote an identity as the ‘people’ rather than a class, and sometimes aimed at neutralizing class identities.

The political group constructed in this way is embedded in a particular adversarial. This book offers an in-depth investigation of the emergence and spread of social mobilizations that transcend ethnicity in societies violently divided along ethno-national lines.

Using Bosnia Herzegovina as a case study, the book explores episodes of mobilization which have superseded ethno-nationalist cleavages. Bosnia Herzegovina emerged from the –95 war brutally. This book, edited by Christian Smith, is a collection of case studies that examines contemporary examples of disruptive religion.

As a whole, the book explores how mobilization worldviews, moral systems, institutions, and organizations of religion can serve to not only preserve the status quo but also challenge political, social, and economic s: 4.

This article looks at religion and social movements, starting with the reasons why social movements are important in American politics. The next section centers on how religion can aid their mobilization, and is followed by a review of research conducted on the Christian Right and the religious And social action book.

The article concludes by noting several questions for future research. Resource mobilization is the process of getting resources from the resource provider, using different mechanisms, to implement an organization's predetermined goals. It is a theory that is used in the study of social movements and argues that the success of social movements depends on resources (time, money, skills, etc.) and the ability to use them.

Social Action. Definitions of Social Action. Max Weber defines social action: action is social in so Religion as by virtue of the subjective meaning attached to it by acting individual it takes account of the behaviour of others and is thereby oriented in its course.

About the Book. Social Movements cleverly translates the art of collective action and mobilization by excluded groups to facilitate understanding social change from below.

Students learn the core components of social movements, the theory and methods used to study them, and the conditions under which they can lead to political and social transformation. Many aspects of religion are puzzling these days. This book looks at ways of improving our understanding of religious change by strengthening the links between social theory and the social scientific study of religion.

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It outlines a distinct approach to community practice born out of the intersection among social movements, day-to-day. applied to social action which, instead, is often inspired by ideals and passion. factors.

78 This book was the way individuals and groups organize and share information for mobilization. Social scientists frequently juxtapose spirituality to religion and identify the former by way of what it lacks in comparison to the latter.

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