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resistance movement (resistance social movement)

Definition of Resistance Movement

(noun) A social movement that seeks to prevent or reverse social, cultural, or economic structural change.

Resistance Movement Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: re·sis·tance move·ment

Audio Pronunciation

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Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /ri-zIs-tuhns mOOv-muhnt/
  • British English – /ri-zIs-tuhns mOOv-muhnt/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /rɪˈzɪstəns ˈmuvmənt/
  • British English – /rɪˈzɪstəns ˈmuːvmənt/

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Works Consulted

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

Hughes, Michael, and Carolyn J. Kroehler. 2011. Sociology: The Core. 10th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Merriam-Webster. (N.d.) Merriam-Webster Dictionary. (http://www.merriam-webster.com/).

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Resistance Movement

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “resistance movement.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 23, 2024 (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 June 23, 2024. https://sociologydictionary.org/resistance-movement/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“resistance movement.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 23 Jun. 2024. <https://sociologydictionary.org/resistance-movement/>.