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Culture, Agency, and Religion in Social Movements

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Convictions of the Soul

Published in print August 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169232
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835195 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195169239.003.0001
 Culture, Agency, and Religion in Social Movements

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This chapter explores the roots of the U.S.-Central America solidarity movement. It discusses a cultural-agency approach to social movements, and highlights the important role played by religion. An overview of the chapters included in this volume is then presented.

Keywords: United States; Central America; solidarity movement; cultural agency approach; religion

Chapter.  12036 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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