Definition of New Social Movement Theory
(noun) Theory asserting that postmodern movements do not follow the two traditional social movements challenging the social order: class-based or gender-based movements, thus are difficult to explain with traditional social movement theories.
New Social Movement Theory Pronunciation
Syllabification: new so·cial move·ment the·o·ry
- American English – /nOO sOH-shuhl mOOv-muhnt thEE-uhr-ree/
- British English – /nyOO sOH-shuhl mOOv-muhnt thIUH-ree/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /nu ˈsoʊʃəl ˈmuvmənt ˈθiəri/
- British English – /njuː ˈsəʊʃəl ˈmuːvmənt ˈθɪəri/
- Plural: new social movement theories
- Word origin of “new” and “social” and “movement” and “theory” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- alternative movement
- prognostic framing
- reform movement
- religious movement
- resistance movement
- resource mobilization theory
- social action
- social change
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “new social movement theory.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 5, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/new-social-movement-theory/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
new social movement theory. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/new-social-movement-theory/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “new social movement theory.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 5, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/new-social-movement-theory/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“new social movement theory.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 5 Jun. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/new-social-movement-theory/>.