(noun) A social movement that seeks to prevent or reverse social, cultural, or economic structural change.
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- Plural: resistance movements
- The terms resistance movement and resistance social movement are used interchangeably in a sociological context.
- Other social movements studied in social movement theory include alternative movements, reform movements, and religious movements.
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How to Cite the Definition of Resistance Movement
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “resistance movement.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/resistance-movement/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
resistance movement. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/resistance-movement/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “resistance movement.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/resistance-movement/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“resistance movement.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 22 Mar. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/resistance-movement/>.