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David S. Meyer

Professor, Sociology
School of Social Sciences

PH.D., Boston University

Phone: (949) 824-1475
Fax: (949) 824-4717
Email: dmeyer@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
SSPA 3133
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
Social Movements, Public Policy, Peace & War, Social Justice
   
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Blog (http://politicsoutdoors.com/)
   
Research
Abstract
David S. Meyer is Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Planning, Policy, and Design. His general areas of interest include social movements, political sociology, and public policy, and he is most directly concerned with the relationships between social movements and the political contexts in which they emerge. He teaches courses on social movements, social problems, and sociological theory. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Boston University, and a B.A. from Hampshire College, where he studied literature.
   
Publications The Politics of Protest: Social Movements in America, New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
   
  Meyer, Valerie Jenness, and Helen Ingram, eds. Routing the Opposition: Social Movements, Public Policy, and Democracy in America, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.
   
  Meyer, Nancy Whittier, and Belinda Robnett, eds., Social Movements: Identity, Culture, and the State, New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
   
  Meyer and Sidney Tarrow, eds., The Social Movement Society: Contentious Politics for a New Century, Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.
   
  Thomas R. Rochon and Meyer, eds., Coalitions and Political Movements: The Lessons of the Nuclear Freeze, Boulder: Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1997.
   
  A Winter of Discontent: The Nuclear Freeze and American Politics, New York: Praeger, 1990.
   
   
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Last updated 09/14/2010