The encyclopaedia entry reviews the available literature on public opinion and social movements. It discusses how social movements affect public opinion relying on processes of consensus mobilization and framing and how supportive public opinion interacts with the movement activities in achieving their political goals.
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Public Opinion and Movements
Vráblíková, Kateřina. 2013. „Public Opinion and Movements.“ Pp. 1022-1025 in David Snow, Donatela della Porta, Bert Klandermans, Dough McAdam (eds) . The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements. Malden, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. ISBN 978-1405197731.