Definition of Resource Mobilization Theory
(noun) A theory of social movements, arguing that for movements to gain traction, they must acquire and successfully use (mobilize) resources to their advantage to achieve their goals.
Resource Mobilization Theory Pronunciation
Syllabification: re·source mo·bi·li·za·tion the·o·ry
- American English – /rEE-sors moh-buh-luh-zAY-shuhn thEE-uhr-ree/
- British English – /ri-zAWs moh-bi-lie-zAY-shuhn thIUH-ree/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈrisɔrs ˌmoʊbələˈzeɪʃən ˈθiəri/
- British English – /rɪˈsɔːs ˌməʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən ˈθɪəri/
- Plural: resource mobilization theories
- A type of theory.
- Variant spellings:
- resource mobilisation theory
- resource-mobilisation theory
- resource-mobilization theory
- Word origin of “resource” and “mobilization” and “theory” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- alternative movement
- new social movement theory
- prognostic framing
- reform movement
- religious movement
- resistance movement
- social action
- social change
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “resource mobilization theory.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 23, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/resource-mobilization-theory/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
resource mobilization theory. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/resource-mobilization-theory/
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“resource mobilization theory.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 23 Oct. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/resource-mobilization-theory/>.