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La transformation du Sillon (1894-1910) en parti politique : modèle explicatif général et application

Abstract : The Sillon (1894-1910), from a social movement to a party: analysis model and application Against both macro-sociological analyses of social movements transformation into parties and descriptive case studies that are not transposable, our objective is to build a model to explain all the cases. Contrary to general theoretical perspectives, this model proposes an exhaustive but consistent pattern of all the features we have to study to explain the transformation of a social movement into an electoral enterprise. This combination of all the potential causes consists in strategic dimensions (political, practical, symbolic and personal objectives), cognitive features (producing and structuring of beliefs implied from the objectives) and context (political and cultural possibilities and incentives). The application of the model is based on a dynamic analysis of the transformation that is first evoked, then decided and finally achieved. Through this model we study the Sillon, a movement of young republican French Catholics. The results show the objectives assigned by the movement to its transformation strategy, which are bounded to the interaction between cognitive processes and the environment, which produce the perception Sillonists have of the political and religious context.
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Rodolphe Gouin. La transformation du Sillon (1894-1910) en parti politique : modèle explicatif général et application. 10e Congrès de l'AFSP, section 37 : Partis politiques et mouvements sociaux à la croisée des approches : interdépendances, transformations et traits communs, axe 2 : Transformations organisationnelles et institutionnalisation des mouvements sociaux, AFSP, Sep 2009, Grenoble, France. ⟨halshs-00511800⟩



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