Informing Activists: How do I work with existing organizations?

Grace Yukich

How do I work with existing organizations?

Recommended Readings:

Classic

Gerhards, Jürgen and Dieter Rucht. 1992. “Mesomobilization: Organizing and Framing in Two Protest Campaigns in West Germany.” American Journal of Sociology, 98(3):555-596.

Review

Clemens, Elisabeth S. and Debra C. Minkoff. 2004. “Beyond the Iron Law: Rethinking the Place of Organizations in Social Movement Research.” Pp. 155-70 in The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements, edited by D. A. Snow, S. A. Soule and H. Kriesi. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Contemporary

Dixon, Mark. 2014. Union Organizing and Labor Outreach in the Contemporary United States. Sociology Compass 8(10):1183-1190.


We would like to thank the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for their support of the Youth Activism Project through the Youth and Participatory Politics Research Network.

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