What is the difference between Issue-Specific Movements and Generic Movements?

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The main differences between Issue-Specific Movements and Generic Movements are as follows:

Issue-specific Movements:

(i) They achieve a single objective within a limited time frame.

(ii) There is clear leadership.

(iii) They have some organisation.

(iv) Their active life is usually short.

Generic Movements:

(i) There movements are long-term.

(ii) They have independent leadership.

(iii) There is no single organisation that controls or guides such movements.

(iv) Example: Environmental movement or the Women's movement.


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