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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 380 - Collective Action and Social Movements (3 credits)

(Prereq: SOC 101  or SOC 102 ) Using a sociological frame of analysis, this course explores distinctions between collective action and social movements, conditions that facilitate their development, and their impact on social, cultural, and political policies. A wide variety of social movements in American society are examined, including the Progressive era reform movements, the labor movement, the women’s movement, the environmental movement, the gay rights movement, the civil rights and other racial/ethnic movements. Offered as needed.