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The Suppression of Dissent: How the State and Mass Media Squelch USAmerican Social Movements

Jules Boykoff

Using mechanism-based social-movement theory, this book explores a wide range of twentieth century episodes of contention, involving such groups as mid-century communists, the Black Panther Party, the American Indian Movement, and the modern-day globalization movement.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: Sep 10th, 2012
  • Pages: 388
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.80in - 1.14lb
  • EAN: 9780415652773
  • Categories: American Government - GeneralMedia StudiesCivics & Citizenship

About the Author

Jules Boykoff is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and Government at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. His research and writing appears in scholarly journals such as Global Environmental Change, Labor History, and Socialist Studies, and popular publications like Extra! and NACLA: Report on theAmericas.

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