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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 46 Citations 37,539 72 World Ranking 1561 National Ranking 772

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2003 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1984 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social science
  • Law
  • Politics

His primary areas of study are Social movement, Political economy, Resource mobilization, Politics and Cognitive psychology. His Social movement study combines topics in areas such as Collective action and Action. His Political economy research integrates issues from Function, Insurgency, Social science, Field and Settlement.

The concepts of his Resource mobilization study are interwoven with issues in Comparative politics, Communism, Ideology, Framing and Left-wing politics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Development economics, Entrepreneurship and Formal organization in addition to Politics. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Democratization, Protest cycle, Deference, Political sociology and Contentious politics.

His most cited work include:

  • Dynamics of Contention (2625 citations)
  • Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-1970 (2041 citations)
  • Recruitment to high-risk activism: The case of Freedom Summer. (1150 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Doug McAdam mainly focuses on Social movement, Political economy, Social science, Politics and Resource mobilization. His research integrates issues of Comparative politics, Collective action and Organizational theory in his study of Social movement. His Political economy research also works with subjects such as

  • World economy and related Economic system and Economy,
  • Opposition, which have a strong connection to Public administration.

His Social science research incorporates elements of Media studies, Politics of the United States and Political sociology. Social movement theory is the focus of his Politics research. The various areas that Doug McAdam examines in his Resource mobilization study include Social change, Social relation and Environmental movement.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social movement (66.07%)
  • Political economy (33.93%)
  • Social science (27.68%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2019)?

  • Social movement (66.07%)
  • Social science (27.68%)
  • Political economy (33.93%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Social movement, Social science, Political economy, Politics and Action. Doug McAdam specializes in Social movement, namely Resource mobilization. His Social science study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Social movement theory, Object, Politics of the United States and Political sociology.

His Political economy research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Social psychology and Democracy. The Politics study which covers Scholarship that intersects with New Left. Doug McAdam interconnects Structure and agency, Sympathy, Control theory and Organizational theory in the investigation of issues within Action.

Between 2009 and 2019, his most popular works were:

  • A Theory of Fields (853 citations)
  • Toward a General Theory of Strategic Action Fields (622 citations)
  • Ballots and Barricades: On the Reciprocal Relationship between Elections and Social Movements (158 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social science
  • Politics
  • Law

Doug McAdam focuses on Social movement, Social science, Politics, Political economy and Media studies. His Social movement research is mostly focused on the topic Resource mobilization. As a part of the same scientific study, Doug McAdam usually deals with the Social science, concentrating on Politics of the United States and frequently concerns with Gender studies, Racial politics and Grassroots.

His work on Opposition as part of his general Politics study is frequently connected to Survey data collection, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. His Media studies research includes themes of Collective behavior and Collective identity. His research in Framing intersects with topics in Social movement theory, Islamic fundamentalism, Sociology of law and New social movements.

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Best Publications

Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-1970

Doug McAdam.
(1982)

9133 Citations

Dynamics of Contention

Doug McAdam;Sidney G. Tarrow;Charles Tilly.
(2001)

4297 Citations

A Theory of Fields

Neil Fligstein;Doug McAdam.
(2012)

2642 Citations

Recruitment to high-risk activism: The case of Freedom Summer.

Doug McAdam.
American Journal of Sociology (1986)

1801 Citations

Toward a General Theory of Strategic Action Fields

Neil Fligstein;Doug McAdam.
Sociological Theory (2011)

1341 Citations

Specifying the Relationship Between Social Ties and Activism

Doug McAdam;Ronnelle Paulsen.
American Journal of Sociology (1993)

1145 Citations

Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements

Carol M. Mueller;Doug McAdam;John D. McCarthy;Mayer N. Zald.
Contemporary Sociology (1997)

1002 Citations

Tactical Innovation and the Pace of Insurgency

Doug McAdam.
American Sociological Review (1983)

993 Citations

Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements: Introduction: Opportunities, mobilizing structures, and framing processes – toward a synthetic, comparative perspective on social movements

Doug McAdam;John D. McCarthy;Mayer N. Zald.
(1996)

949 Citations

Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Doug McAdam;Mario Diani.
(2003)

923 Citations

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