Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

SOC 332 Social Movements and Social Justice(RLA)

(Also AAD 332/ANT 332/INT 332). 4 hours; 4 credits. An introduction to key sociological theories and concepts in the study of social movements. Addressing various questions, including: how have powerless groups of people organized social movements to try to improve their lives and change the society in which they lived? What did these movements accomplish in terms of improving people’s day-to-day lives? What role has policing and police played in social movements? For African and African Diaspora Studies majors and minors, this is designated as a Caribbean course. Prerequisite: ENG 151 and (any 200-level SOC or ANT course).