(noun) A social movement that seeks to prevent or reverse social, cultural, or economic structural change.
Audio Pronunciation: (re·sis·tance move·ment)
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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.