TITLE

The New Christian Right And its Preexistent Network: A Resource Mobilization Explanation

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Jr., Wesley E.
PUB. DATE
May 1986
SOURCE
Humanity & Society;May86, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the development of New Christian Right (NCR) in the U.S. on the basis of existing social networks. Social movements mostly develop and spread from preexisting social network, which provides a means of communication, and also provides access to financial resources. NCR grew from two social networks - the first one was of old rightists, which was based on a New York City-based youth movement called "Young Americans for Freedom," (YAF) and the second network was of fundamentalists groups. YAF raised funds for political organizing, and increased its membership for the development of NCR.
ACCESSION #
20955206

 

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