Social Movements

30 points

Not offered 2024, offered in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences


This course explores diverse social movements, asking how we can make sense of them. How do they bring about social change? The course looks at abortion movements, environmental movements, civil rights movements, and many other movements. Collective identity, internet activism, framing, and various theories of social movements are considered. Students will do a presentation on a social movement of their choice.


Any 30 points at 200 level from ANTH or SOCI, or
any 60 points at 200 level from the Schedule V of the BA.


GEND227, GEND327, SOCI261