Social Movements

Surveys controversies and research issues and topics in social movements. Topics include classical, economic, resource mobilization, political process, and political opportunity theories of social protest movements; so-called new social movements; and issues of identity formation. Analyzes recent thinking and research concerning the consequences or impact of social protest movements, including the U.S. civil rights movement, labor movements, neopopulist movements, and revolutionary movements.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

Jeffrey Goodwin
W: 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM 295L 4156