Sub-theme 22: Civil Society: The Site of Organized and Organizational Resistance

Michael Meyer, WU University of Economics and Business, Austria
Marta Reuter, Stockholm University, Sweden
Liesbet Heyse, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-708
Introduction & Civic Participation and the State: Friend or Foe?
Chair: Michael Meyer, Marta Reuter, Liesbet Heyse
Marie Kerveillant
Accountability in practice: A reporting tool on incidents. The case of Commissions of Local Information (CLI) for the nuclear activities in the West of France
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): John A. Healy & Gemma Donnelly-Cox
Rabea Haß and Kathia Serrano-Velarde
When doing good becomes a state affair: Voluntary services in Germany
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ali Eshraghi
Book presentation by Philippe Eynaud
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-708
Safeguarding the Organizational Identity
Chair: Michael Meyer
Marta Reuter
Resisting transnationalization: Domestic CSOs and the construction of constituency
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Malin Arvidson & Håkan Johansson
Sebastian Seidel
Germany's free social welfare associations: Resistance to innovation or important drivers?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Liv Egholm
Valeska P. Korff and Liesbet Heyse
Staying different: Organizational reputation and unconventional behavior in the nonprofit sector – A case study of Médecins Sans Frontières
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Michael Meyer
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, PIERCE-708
Resisting Mission Drift
Chair: Liesbet Heyse
Malin Arvidson and Håkan Johansson
Losing a critical voice? How identity, money and institutional pressure shape advocacy tactics of civil society organizations in Sweden
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marta Reuter
Liv Egholm
Philanthropic gift-giving vehicle of pollution and purification
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sebastian Seidel
Ali Eshraghi and Stephen Harwood
Configuring professionalisation: Exploring socio-material arrangements in a voluntary-based sport association
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rabea Haß & Kathia Serrano-Velarde
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-708
Resistance and Conflict within CSOs
Chair: Marta Reuter
Marcos Barros and Valérie Michaud
Words and worlds of resistance: New social media and the Mountain Equipment Co-op governance controversy
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tomislav Rimac & Johanna Mair
Stefan Einarsson and Filip Wijkström
The role of members in the governance of large producer cooperatives
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Frédéric Dufays & Noreen O'Shea
John A. Healy and Gemma Donnelly-Cox
Interorganizational collective action & institutional complexity – The importance of ambiguity in creating alignments
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marie Kerveillant
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-708
Resisting the State
Chair: Michael Meyer
Philippe Eynaud, Damien Mourey and Nathalie Raulet-Croset
Doing more with less: Organizing resistance across on-line spaces within a politically-driven CSO
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anna Domaradzka & Filip Wijkström
Julia Parigot
The use of space in struggling situations. The case of cultural factories
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Philippe Eynaud & Damien Mourey
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-708
New Forms of Social Movements
Chair: Marta Reuter
Anna Domaradzka and Filip Wijkström
The emergence of an urban re-generation movement in Poland: Challenging the rules of the game
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Philippe Eynaud, Damien Mourey & Nathalie Raulet-Croset
Ruth Simsa, Marion Totter and Marlene Heinrich
Organizing social change: Organizational dimensions of protest movements – The Spanish case
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Matías G. Durán Quintanar
Philippe Eynaud and Damien Mourey
Resisting institutional pressures from the world of art and public funding policies. The case of a French CSO enabling "participative" artistic projects
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Julia Parigot
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-708
Social Entrepreneurship
Chair: Michael Meyer, Marta Reuter, Liesbet Heyse
Tomislav Rimac and Johanna Mair
For every action there is a reaction: Theorizing the role of resistance management and support mobilization strategies in trajectories of innovation directed at social change
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marcos Barros
Frédéric Dufays and Noreen O'Shea
The choice of the cooperative legal form: Any rationality?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Stefan Einarsson & Filip Wijkström
Conclusion & wrap-up