Jul 07, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 388 - Social Change and Social Movements (3 cr.)


A sociological analysis of social change with emphasis on U.S. and global social movements. Topics include types, causes, dimensions, and effects of social change; theories of change, and types of social movements such as reform, resistance, revolutionary, alternative, and religious movements. Focus is directed toward important instances of historical and emerging social change such as the Native American experience, the Holocaust, women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, the Civil Rights Movement, and major U.S. political shifts. Implications for future social change are explored.
Liberal arts
Prerequisite(s): SOC 101 .
Semester(s) Offered: Varies



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