It was like a fever : storytelling in protest and politics / Francesca Polletta.

Author
Polletta, Francesca [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Description
xiv, 242 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-230) and index.
Contents
Why stories matter -- "It was like a fever--" : why people protest -- Strategy as metonymy : why activists choose the strategies they do -- Stories and reasons : why deliberation is only sometimes democratic -- Ways of knowing and stories worth telling : why casting oneself as a victim sometimes hurts the cause -- Remembering Dr. King on the House and Senate floor : why movements have the impacts they do -- Conclusion: folk wisdom and scholarly tales.
ISBN
  • 0226673758 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0226673766 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2005027015
OCLC
61704713
International Article Number
  • 9780226673752
  • 9780226673769
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