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By Peiying Chen

Acting Otherwise issues the innovations of motion which have been utilized by feminist students to realize the institutionalization of women's/gender reports in universities.

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It centers on social actors as an analytical category to explain social action that reproduces or transforms social structures within a historical process (Abrams, 1982; Sztompka, 1991; Emirbayer & Mische, 1998; Archer, 2000). This microfoundational approach assumes that social actors are creative, reflective, and capable of participating in society, taking on roles, committing to or disassociating themselves from social norms, and reinforcing traditions or changing social reality. 12 The present study adopts a perspective that connects action and structure.

Miske particularly argued that an important factor was that the research center had a strong leadership from the beginning. It helped in making connections to funding sources, and to other women’s organizations and women’s studies, at the local, national, and international level. The opportunity to upgrade women’s studies to a departmental status relied on changes in national policies and public discourses about women, international pressure on local women’s issues, available resources, and the institutional support and recognition of the performance of the research center.

Identity can be defined to include both self and collective identity. Self-identity refers to self-definition, while collective identity refers to group identification. Collective identity has multiple sources of social construction and reflects a complex matrix of power relations on both national and international planes. It can be understood through three types of collective identity construction and through the orientation of action that is used to mobilize pathfinders to join in collective action.

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