Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 473 Social Movements Around the World

This class studies the goals, strategies and accomplishments of social movements around the world. Through the in-depth study of social movements in different regions the class explores how they organize to promote or to prevent social change. Case studies include, among others: Black Nationalism in South Africa, poor women organizations in Chile, gay rights in the U.S., the struggle of aboriginal groups in Australia, and the transnational movement against globalization. The class provides theoretical and historical background as well as analytical tools to better grasp the nature, scope and impact of current social movements in Africa, Latin America, Australia and the U.S.

3 credit hours