The Resource Journey into social activism : qualitative approaches, Joshua D. Atkinson, (electronic resource)

Journey into social activism : qualitative approaches, Joshua D. Atkinson, (electronic resource)

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Journey into social activism : qualitative approaches
Title
Journey into social activism
Title remainder
qualitative approaches
Statement of responsibility
Joshua D. Atkinson
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Language
eng
Summary
Academic study of social activism and social movements has become increasingly prevalent over the years; this is due in large part to the fact that activists have captured public imagination and gained substantial influence in political discourse. For instance, Occupy Wall Street activists, Tea Party activists, and activists affiliated with the Arab Spring have transformed political debates and have become the focus of mainstream news media coverage about a variety of different political topics. Journey into Social Activism explicates the philosophical foundations of the study of activism and illustrates four different research sites in which activism can be observed and studied: organizations, networks, events, and alternative media. The book will introduce students and scholars to important qualitative approaches to the study of social activism within these four research sites, which is based entirely on successful research projects that have been conducted and published in recent years. Ultimately, this book will prove integral to any students and scholars who wish to use qualitative methods for their research endeavors concerning social activism in contemporary society
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Midwest
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Atkinson, Joshua D
Dewey number
303.48/4
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Donald McGannon Communication Research Center's Everett C. Parker book series
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  • Social action
  • Social change
  • Social movements
  • Political participation
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Journey into social activism : qualitative approaches, Joshua D. Atkinson, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11884921
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11884921
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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rdamedia
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MWT11884921
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11884921
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Journey into social activism : qualitative approaches, Joshua D. Atkinson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11884921
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11884921
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11884921
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11884921
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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