Religion and social protest topic 2

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Which sociologists researches social protest?
Bruce
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Outline the effects of the American Civil Rights movement.
Rosa parks: Wouldnt sit at back of bus, segregation outlawed year later. MLK: Churches were meeting places and sanctuary from violence, rituals,shamed whites on shared value of Christianity and equality.
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Why is religion an ideological resource?
Provided beliefs and practices that protesters could draw on for motivation and support.
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How is religion equipped to support social change?
Taking moral high ground: Hypocrisy of 'love thy neighbor' Channeling Dissent: Provides channels to express dissent E.G. MLK funeral. Acting as honest broker: Churches context for negotiation Mobilising public opinion: Campaign for widespread support
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What study showed religion to fail in creating social change?
New Christian Right
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What did the New Christian Right wish to do?
Take america 'back to god.' Outlaw homosexuality, abortion, contraception ect.
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Why did the New Christian Right fail?
They were the minority 15%, Campaigners couldnt co-operate, Faced strong oppositional groups.
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