Social Movements and Empowerment

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Course No: 19.665; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

This course examines how social movements arise and evolve, and how they can empower individuals and disadvantaged social groups. We pay special attention to the women's, civil rights and labor movements, but also examine many others including the environmental, human-rights, peace and gay/lesbian movements. Students do field research or do a service project, regarding a particular movement organization and issue. The course is offered in collaboration with the Department of Regional Economic and Social Development as 57.605. .

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3;

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