Units of Study

SCLG2607 - Social Movements and Policy Making

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Annette Falahey


Drawing on contemporary sociological analysis this unit critically explores participation, organization and outcomes of social movements. The unit explores the intersections between citizenship and democracy in relation to social movements and policy making. Moreover, the unit addresses links between societal and cultural arrangements and social movements for change. Students will have the opportunity to explore the theoretical ideas introduced in this unit by investigating a range of social movements, such as, anti-global movements, environmentalism and feminist movements.


tutorial participation oral equivalent of 1500wd (15%), poster equivalent of 500wd (35%) and 1xtake-home exam (50%)


unit reader will be available through the Copy Centre


1x2hr lecture/week and 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


SCLG1001 and SCLG1002



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