1) Material resources: The category of material resources combines what economists would call financial and physical capital. Eg. Money, office space, property, equipment, supplies, etc.
2) Human resources: Labor, experience, skills and expertise ("Human Capital"); Leadership; Lawyers expertise.
3) Social-Organizational Resources: Infrastructure, Social networks, Organizations (intentional and appropriable).
4) Cultural Resources: Specialized knowledge;
Includes movement or issue relevant productions like music, literature, magazines, newspapers, and films/videos;
Help movements maintain their readiness and capacity for collective action.
5) Moral Resources: Legitimacy, sympathetic support, moral authority, celebrity; Generally bestowed by an outside power(but not always).
1) Aggregation: Collecting resources held by individuals. E.g., Money, locations/buildings, skill sets - human resources, labor.
SMOs, leaders, and/or participants create new resources or add value to existing resources;
Cultural products such as: Posters, signs, merchandise, production of other media, SMOs themselves.
3) Co-optation/ Appropriation:
Co-optation: Transparent, permitted borrowing of resources held by other groups
Appropriation: surreptitious exploitation of such resources
4) Patronage: Bestowal of resources by individual or organization (Endorsements);
Can result in patron gaining measure of control over SMO.
Material: utility bills, legal defense fund, warehouses/meeting spaced, food/water/clothing.
Human resources: Labor, attorneys, free health care, leadership, priests, nuns.
Moral: celebrities like cesar chavez, endorsements, the virgin, the guadalupe, use of red/black.