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Multiplexity and strategic alliances: The relational embeddedness of coalitions in social movement organisational fields

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While scholars have embraced the notion of social movements as networks, there has been little empirical exploration of the emergence of coalitions within these multilayered systems. Here I explore the role of overlapping relations in alliance formation amongst a group of 55 health-related professional social movement organisations mobilised against austerity. Using cross-sectional bivariate exponential random graph models, I find dependencies between digital proxies for alliance, shared alli...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.socnet.2015.02.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Publisher:
Elsevier
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Social Networks More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
July 2015
Pages:
42-59
Publication date:
2015-04-03
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0378-8733
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pubs:821012
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uuid:697eff38-b195-48c2-aa00-e276926973b5
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pubs:821012
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821012
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2018-01-23

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