Informing Activists: How does movement participation affect people’s lives?

Marco Giugni

How does movement participation affect people’s lives?

Recommended Readings:

Classic

McAdam, Doug. 1989. “The biographical consequences of activism.” American sociological review 54(5):744-760.

Review

Giugni, M. 2008. “Political, Biographical, and Cultural Consequences of Social Movements.” Sociology Compass 2:1582–1600

Contemporary

Corrigall-Brown, Catherine. 2012. “From the balconies to the barricades, and back? Trajectories of participation in contentious politics.” Journal of Civil Society 8(1):17-38.

For more research on the outcomes of social movements, check out this searchable, sortable database of outcomes research.


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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