David S. Meyer

University of California, Irvine
Sociology

Department of Sociology
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA
USA
92697
dmeyer@uci.edu |  Visit Personal Website


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I am interested in the relationship between war-making capacity and social welfare policy in American political history. I am also concerned with how popular movements interact with the broader policy process.

Citation:
Meyer, David S., and Debra C. Minkoff. 2004. "Conceptualizing Political Opportunity." Social Forces 82 (4): 1457-1492.
Citation:
Meyer, David S., Valerie Jenness, and Helen Ingram, eds. 2005. Routing the Opposition: Social Movements, Public Policy, and Democracy in America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Citation:
Meyer, David S. 2007. The Politics of Protest: Social Movements in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Substantive Focus:
Education Policy
Defense and Security PRIMARY
Social Policy SECONDARY

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory PRIMARY
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation SECONDARY

Keywords

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS