Social movements are most effective when they combine dramatic public demonstrations with quiet work inside political institutions, according to experts like David S. Meyer, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Sometimes the people fulfilling each of these roles will disagree, but they must learn to work together, he said.

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