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Political, Biographical, and Cultural Consequences of Social Movements

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Published in Sociology Compass. 2008, vol. 2, no. 5, p. 1582-1600
Abstract This essay reviews recent and less recent literature on the consequences of social movements and protest activities. It focuses on three types of consequences: political, personal and biographical, and cultural. Political consequences and, in particular, policy outcomes receive most attention, as they are those which have been addresses most often by students of social movements. The review of existing work shows that the field is full of valuable works dealing with this crucial issue and is rapidly growing thanks in particular to a new wave of scholars interested in this topic. Further work should pay more attention to the unintended consequences of social movements, look also at other types of impacts, and carry more comparative analyses.
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GIUGNI, Marco. Political, Biographical, and Cultural Consequences of Social Movements. In: Sociology Compass, 2008, vol. 2, n° 5, p. 1582-1600. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:86057

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