Introduction. (P.G. Coy). Part I: Tactical and Strategic Innovations in Social Movement Organizing. Specialists and Generalists: Learning Strategies in the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1866-1918. (B.G. King, M. Cornwall). Transnational Activism in the Americas: the Internet and Innovations in the Repertoire of Contention. (J.M. Ayres). Part II: Political Repression and Social Movements. Multi-Sectoral Coalitions and Popular Movement Participation. (P.D. Almeida). "You Can Beat the Rap, But You Cant Beat the Ride:" Bringing Arrests Back in to Research on Repression. (J. Earl). Part III: Selecting and Silencing in the Newspaper Coverage of Social Movements. Addressing the Selection Bias in Media Coverage of Strikes: A Comparison of Mainstream and Specialty Print Media. (A.W. Martin). Wilderness or Working Forest? British Columbia Forest Policy Debate in the Vancouver Sun, 1991-2003. (M.C.J. Stoddart). Part IV: Identity and Empowerment Issues in Social Movements. We Don't Agree: Collective Identity Justification Work in Social Movement Organizations. (B. Robnett). Construction of Relationship Frames in the Aboriginal Rights Support Movement: The Articulation of Solidarity with the Lubicon Cree of Northern Canada. (N. Funk-Unrau). The Possibility of Personal Empowerment in Dispute Resolution: Habermas, Foucault and Community Mediation. (J. Agusti-Panareda).