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Organizing for Peace Neutrality, the Test Ban, and the Freeze Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution

Robert Kleidman

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ISBN 10: 0815625731 / ISBN 13: 9780815625735
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272 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.9in. x 1.0in.A sociological analysis of three crucial episodes in the history of the peace movement in the United States. This study features the Emergency Peace Campaign (1936-1937); the Atomic Test Ban Campaign (1957-1963); and the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign (1979-1986). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780815625735

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Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd)

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Organizing for Peace skillfully compares and analyzes the three major campaigns of the peace movement in the United States since World War I - the Emergency Peace Campaign (1936-1937), the Atomic Test Ban Campaign (1957-1963), and the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign (1979-1986).
Kleidman shows how the campaigns organizational dynamics shaped their rise, course, fall, and impact both on public policy and on the peace movement itself. But as Kleidman points out, the three groups failed despite widespread mobilization and intense activism.
Combining careful historical research with insights from contemporary social movement theory, this book sheds new light on the campaigns and the peace movement, as well as on key aspects of social movement organizations, cycles, and trends. Particularly valuable for policy and analysis is Kleidman's framework of organizational tensions.
Social scientists and historians, particularly students and scholars of social movements and peace movements, will value the policy implications and analytical rigor of this book.

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Robert Kleidman is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Cleveland State University.

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