Sections: Social Movements (Fall 2020 SOC-360-A)

SOCIOLOGY 360-A Social Movements
This course examines the history and theory of social movements such as the American women's and civil rights movements, the international "Green" movement, revolutionary movements, and conservative movements. The course will focus on movement organization, strategy, use of media and interactions with government. Among the questions to be explored are: What kinds of experiences turn everyday people into "activists" Why do some social movements succeed while others fail? How have social movements altered American culture, economy, and politics? Prerequisites: One course in sociology. Offered yearly.

Section Name: SOC-360-A
Departments: SOCIOLOGY
Prerequisites: Take 1 course from SOC dept Minimum grade C-
Academic Level: Undergraduate
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Credits: 4
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