Rhyming Hope and History
Activists, Academics, and Social Movement Scholarship
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Rhyming Hope and History by David R. Croteau
Book DescriptionThis book confronts the gulf between social movement theory and activism. "Rhyming Hope and History" exposes the frayed relations between activism and social movement scholarship and examines the causes and consequences of this disconnect between theory and practice. Both scholars and activists explore solutions, weighing the promise and perils of engaged theory and the barriers to meaningful collaboration. This volume asserts that partnerships among scholars and activists benefit both academic inquiry and social change efforts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816646210
(229mm x 149mm x 16mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David R. Croteau
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Media/Society, Paperback (January 2014)
New edition of this popular, student-friendly introduction to understanding and analysing the relationship between media and society. Adopted on courses in media, communication, cultural studies and sociology schools worldwide.
Business of Media, Paperback (September 2005)» View all books by David R. Croteau
Provides critical analysis of the rapidly changing media industry that students need in order to get behind the headlines and understand our increasingly media-saturated society. This second edition uses two conceptual models to understand the media: the market model and public sphere model.
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Author Biography - David R. Croteau
David Croteau is formerly associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Virginia Commonwealth University. William Hoynes is professor of sociology and director of media studies at Vassar College. Charlotte Ryan is codirector of the Media Research and Action Project at Boston College. William A. Gamson is professor of sociology at Boston College.
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