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The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

David S. Meyer and Sidney Tarrow

Abstract

Even before the 2016 presidential election took place, groups and individuals angry at Donald Trump, and frightened about what a Trump presidency could mean, were taking to the streets. After the election, and particularly after the Inaugural, the protests continued. Over time, the Resistance was joined by a broad variety of groups and embraced an increasing diversity of tactics. The Resistance details the emergence of a volatile and diverse movement directed against the Trump presidency. Bringing together a diverse group of scholars of social movements and American politics, the collection ex ... More

Keywords: Donald Trump, Resistance, protest, social movements, women’s movements, elections, law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190886172
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190886172.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David S. Meyer, editor
Professor of Sociology, University of California-Irvine

Sidney Tarrow, editor
Emeritus Professor of Government and Sociology, Cornell University

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Contents

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Introduction

David S. Meyer and Sidney Tarrow

Part One Trumpism In Comparative-Historical Perspective

Part Two The Birth of The Resistance

3 Who Made the Women’s March?

Marie Berry and Erica Chenoweth

4 Mobilizing for Immigrant and Latino Rights under Trump

Chris Zepeda-Millán and Sophia J. Wallace

5 Climate of Resistance

Dana R. Fisher

Part Three Actors and Organizations

6 Lawyers as Activists

Michael C. Dorf and Michael S. Chu

8 Indivisible

Megan E. Brooker

Part Four Dynamics of Resistance

9 Rhythms of Resistance

Sidney Tarrow

Conclusion

David S. Meyer

Afterword

Jacob S. Hacker

End Matter