SOCY 3605 Social Movements

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 61.6.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Study of collective action motivated by political goals. Basic structures of social movements in the U.S. and internationally. Role of leadership, tactics, strategy, resource moibilization, cultural frames, opportunity structures, cycles of protest and reform, interaction with the media, globalization and international diffusion.

Prerequisite: SOCY *1101 [5] or SOCY 1200 or SOCY 1201 or permission of the chairperson.


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