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Social Movements and Politics
This course will examine social movements that effect political change, their historical roots, their international dimensions, and the ways in which they fit within the social movement literature. Students will be introduced to the major approaches and debates in the academic study of social movements. Emphasis will be placed on understanding social movements historically and in context, especially in view of developments in political economy, expansions/contractions in popular democracy, and the impact of information technologies.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL
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- Criminology and Politics and Governance Professional Table II
- History Politics and Governance Professional Table II
- Minor in Global Politics and Development
- Minor in Politics
- Open Elective Table
- Politics and Governance Professional Table II
- Politics and Governance_Sociology Double Major Professional Table II
- Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies