Social and Institutional Change

Heico van der Blonk (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Description

Social movements are a particular form of collective action: collective challenges by people with common purposes in sustained interaction with other actors in an institutional field There are three drivers of social movements: framing, mobilization and opportunity Social movements (may) arise from institutional failures Social movements are important because they challenge current institutions and thus may create institutional innovations
Period2014
Event typeCourse
LocationGroningen, Netherlands

Keywords

  • social change
  • institutional change
  • social movements