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Types of Movement Theories (sociology)

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What are the 5 types of movement theoriesValue- Added Theory (Neil Smelser)- Several conditions must be in place for collective behaviour to occur, each condition ADDS to likelihood of collective behaviour.
Relative Deprivation Theory- Those unsatisfied with current situation compared with others are more likely to start a social movement.
Resource Mobilization Theory- Members of social movement gather/trade/waste resources. Outsider help essential.
Social Construction Theory (Frame Analysis)- Social movements are interactive, symbolically defined and negotiated. Erving Goffman (3x ways grievance framed)
New Social Movement Theory- Diversity of collective actions and sources of social movements (politics/culture) ie environmental racism.
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