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Title Social movement to address climate change : local steps for global action / edited by Danielle Endres, Leah Sprain, and Tarla Rai Peterson ; with a foreword by Bill McKibben
Published Amherst, New York : Cambria Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 497 pages) : illustrations
Series Politics, institutions, and public policy in America
Politics, institutions, and public policy in America series.
Contents Foreword / Bill McKibben -- A national day of climate change / Leah Sprain, Danielle Endres, and Tarla Rai Peterson -- Speech by Mayor Bernero of Lansing, Michigan / transcribed by Micheal Vickery -- Step It Up in the lone star state: how identity and myth may impact a movement / Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker [and 6 others] -- Calling all artists: moving climate change from my space to my place / Damon M. Hall [and 3 others] -- Demonstrative protest rhetoric and the Boston step it up campaign / Lawrence J. Prelli -- Step what up? Rhetorical framing and dialectical tensions in Salt Lake City's Step It Up events / Danielle Endres [and 4 others] -- Interview with Adele Bealer, co-organizer of Salt Lake City gathering of the Waters SIU event / Samantha Senda-Cook -- Organizing Step It Up 2007: social-movement organizations as collective resistance / Todd Norton and Travis Paveglio -- Toward just climate-change coalitions: challenges and possibilities in the Step It Up 2007 Campaign / Danielle Endres [and 3 others] -- A social movements success story? Assessing a self-identified movement for climate action / William J. Kinsella, Nick Temple, and Jim Shields -- Interview with Stephanie Kimball / Phaedra C. Pezzullo -- New media, new movement? / Jodi M. Minion [and 3 others] -- Step It Up and image politics in the Pacific Northwest / Leah Sprain, Todd Norton, and Tema Milstein -- "Smells Like Folk Life": participants' identity construction at Step It Up / Tracylee Clarke and Trudy Milburn -- Environmentalism 2.0: new forms of social activism / Leah Sprain [and 3 others] -- An ecologist's response to the SIU campaign: the role of natural scientists in environmental movements / Markus J. Peterson -- Excerpt from SIU San Antonio rally transcript / transcribed by Jodi Minion -- SIU and beyond: challenges of scale and the strategic / Robert Cox
Summary "The analysis in this book yields answers to the question of what it takes to build a movement in the 21st century not only in the specific context of climate change and environmentalism but also more generally for other social movements and campaigns of any topic. This edited volume is the culmination of a national research project on the Step It Up campaign that examines the strategic aspects of constructing social movements and campaigns. Chapter authors attended seventeen local SIU actions in eight states. Using participant observation, interviewing, and rhetorical analysis, the chapters in this volume contribute to our understanding of rhetorical framing, modes of organizing, and practices of citizenship for contemporary social movements. This unique approach to studying a campaign as it happened yields important insights for both scholars and social movement practitioners."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-470) and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (EbscoHost platform, viewed February 16, 2017)
Subject Climatic changes -- United States.
Internet and environmentalism -- United States.
Social movements -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Endres, Danielle, editor
Peterson, Tarla Rai, editor
Sprain, Leah M., editor
ISBN 1613366272
1624992196 (electronic bk.)
9781613366271
9781624992193 (electronic bk.)
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(alk. paper)