Social Movements, Protest, and Conflict

Why and how do people form groups to change their society? Analyzes reformist, revolutionary, and nationalistic struggles; their typical patterns and cycles; and the role of leaders as well as symbols, slogans, and ideologies. Concentrates on recent social movements such as civil rights, feminism, ecology, the antinuclear movement, and the New Right; asks how these differ from workers? movements. Examines reformist versus radical tendencies in political movements.

Course Information

SOC-UA 205


4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

Jonah Michael Birch
F: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM; W: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 295L 4130
Jeffrey Goodwin
TR: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM SILV 208