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								Robert W.																 White

Robert W. White

Professor Department of Sociology, IU School of Liberal Arts
Department: Sociology
(317) 278-2895
CA 305

Education

Education

  • PhD Indiana University 1987
  • MA Indiana University 1982
  • BA Indiana University 1980

Teaching

Teaching

Introduction to Sociology

Awards

Awards

Outstanding Article Award ASA Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements, for “Structural Identity Theory and the Post-Recruitment Activism of Irish Republicans: Persistence, Disengagement, Splits, and Dissidents in Social Movement Organizations,” Social Problems 57/3 (2010): 341-370.

Publications

Publications

Unfinished Business: The Politics of “Dissident” Irish Republicans (part of the Irish Republican Movement Collection at IUPUI:http://ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/collections/IrishRepublicanMovement);

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, The Life and Politics of an Irish Revolutionary (Indiana University Press, 2006).

“Provisional IRA Attacks on the UDR in Fermanagh and South Tyrone: Implications for the Study of Political Violence and Terrorism,” Terrorism and Political Violence 23: 329-349 (2011). “Structural Identity Theory and the Post-Recruitment Activism of Irish Republicans: Persistence, Disengagement, Splits and Dissidents in Social Movement Organizations,” Social Problems 57/3: 341-70 (2010).

“Social Movements and Terrorism: ‘And if that’s what a terrorist is I want to be a terrorist.’” 2012. Contribution to the blog Mobilizing Ideas: Is Terrorism a Form of Activism? The Role of Terrorism in Social Change (with original video). http://mobilizingideas.wordpress.com/2012/04/02/social-movements-and-terrorism-and-if-thats-what-a-terrorist-is-i-want-to-be-a-terrorist/

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

political sociology, social movements, political violence, and state terrorism

Location

Location:
CA 305
Address:
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202