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  • 1. Media Research and Action Project, Recently, the project’s name was changed to Movement/Media Research Action Project.
  • 2. William Gamson, “Safe Spaces and Social Movements,” Perspectives on Social Problems 8 (1996): 27-38.
  • 3. Michael Burawoy, “2004 ASA Presidential Address: For Public Sociology,” American Sociological Review 70, no. 1 (2005): 4-28.
  • 4. Doug Bevington and Chris Dixon have documented that most activists do not utilize academic social movement theory. Bevington and Dixon, “MovementRelevant Theory: Rethinking Social Movement Scholarship and Action,” Social Movement Studies 4, no. 3 (2005): 185-208.
  • 5. Aldon Morris, The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement: Black Communities Organizing for Change (London: Free Press Collier Macmillan, 1984).
  • 6. For an excellent, historically grounded introduction to the public sociology debates, see Robert Kleidman, “Engaged Social Movement Scholarship,” in Handbook of Public Sociology, ed. Vincent Jeffries (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009), 341-56.
  • 7. Mary F. Belenky, Blythe Clinchy, Nancy Goldberger, and Jill Tarule, Womens Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice and Mind (New York: Basic Books, 1986), 144.
  • 8. Karen Jeffreys, communication with authors, July 7, 2005.
  • 9. Sarah De Cataldo, interview by authors, June 5, 2007.
  • 10. Lawrence Frey and Kevin Carragee, Communication Activism: Communication for Social Change, 2 vols. (Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2007).
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