Sharon Erickson Nepstad

University of New Mexico

Professor of Sociology

MSC05 3080

1915 Roma NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (2)

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When Do Leaders Matter? Hypotheses on Leadership Dynamics in Social Movements

Mobilization: An International Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 1-22, 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Sharon Erickson Nepstad and Clifford Bob
University of New Mexico and Duquesne University
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social movements, leadership, social capital, leaders, cultural capital, Bourdieu, Putnam, Ogoni, Zapatistas, Plowshares, El Salvador, anti-war movements, contentious politics, leadership capital, weak ties, Granovetter, charisma

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Kill a Leader, Murder a Movement? Leadership and Assassination in Social Movements

American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 50, No. 10, pp. 1370-1394, June 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 May 2007
Clifford Bob and Sharon Erickson Nepstad
Duquesne University and University of New Mexico
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leadership, social movements, repression, assassination, martyrs, Ogoni, Saro-Wiwa, El Salvador liberation movement, Oscar Romero, ideology, identity, strategy