The politics of common sense : how social movements use public discourse to change politics and win acceptance (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The politics of common sense : how social movements use public discourse to change politics and win acceptance
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The politics of common sense : how social movements use public discourse to change politics and win acceptance

Author: Deva R Woodly
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The way that movements communicate with the general public matters for their chances of lasting success. Comparing the public discourse on the living wage and marriage equality between 1994 and 2004,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deva R Woodly
OCLC Number: 913046750
Description: xiv, 258 Seiten . ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Discursive Power of Movements ; Chapter One: Mainstream Discourse, Public Meaning, and the Political Character of Persuasion ; Chapter Two: A Tale of Two Movements- Living Wage ; Chapter Three: A Tale of Two Movements- Marriage Equality ; Chapter Four: The Discursive Architecture of Resonance ; Chapter Five: Political Acceptance and the Process of Political Change ; Chapter Six: From Marginal to Mainstream ; Conclusion: After Acceptance - the Tea Party, Occupy & Prospects for political transformation ; Appendix A ; Appendix B ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Deva R. Woodly.

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"The Politics of Common Sense offers an intriguing example of theory building around the potential of social movements to influence political decision making in the US. Woodly (The New School) argues Read more...

 
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