Sociology 360:
Social Movements and Community Change

Fall 2018

:: SYLLABUS :: SCHEDULE :: ASSIGNMENTS :: GRADES

Notes and Online Resources
Weekly Readings / Viewings

Notes

A. Introduction to Social Movements

B. Pre 1970s Sociology:
Social Contagion and Collective Behavior

C. Resource Mobilization Theory and
Social Movement Organizations [Economics]

D. Social Network Theory and Identity (Macro-Micro)

E. Political Process Theory (Politics)

F. The Symbolic Construction of Movements (Culture)

G. Post-materialist Movements: Examples

H. Globalization and Social Movements

I. Terrorism and Social Movements

 


Textbook:

Social Movements and Protest, by Gemma Edwards, 2014. Cambridge University Press: NY. ISBN: 978-0-521-14581-7

Available at the Morrisville Campus Store and at most online booksellers.

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lats"Look at the Sky!" social contagion exercise, Fall 2016

Week 5: Sept 22 - Midterm Exam

Review of The Worker's Rights Revolution, It's History (10 min)
Midterm Review

MIDTERM EXAM REVIEW SHEET

Midterm Exam: Thursday, Sept 27


 

 

"Carry That Weight" anti-sexual violence protest, Fall 2015


"...To understand the changes of many personal milieux we are required to look beyond them. And the number and variety of such structural changes increase as the institutions within which we live become more embracing and more intricately connected with one another. To be aware of the idea of social structure and to use it with sensibility is to be capable of tracing such linkages among a great variety of milieux. To be able to do that is to possess the sociological imagination." -- C. Wright Mills, The Sociological Imagination (1959)