Charles M. Payne's research while affiliated with Duke University and other places

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This momentous work offers a groundbreaking history of the early civil rights movement in the South with new material that situates the book in the context of subsequent movement literature.


... That said, scholars have recently taken an interest in political organizing and organization. Some have drawn important conceptual distinctions between organizing, on the one hand, and practices like mobilizing and advocacy, on the other (Han, 2014;McAlevey, 2018), while others have produced important in-depth studies of particular organizing traditions (Bretherton, 2014;Payne, 2007;Ransby, 2005). Organizing has yet to be extensively explored by political theorists, but some scholarship has begun to appear, conceptualizing it as a practice for deepening democratiza- ...