Units of Study

SCLG2607 - Social Movements and Policy Making

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Greg Martin


Drawing on contemporary sociological analysis this unit critically explores participation, organisation 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.


1500wd oral equivalent tutorial participation (15%) and 500wds equivalent poster (35%) and take-home exercise (50%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


(12 Junior credit points in Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points in Socio-Legal Studies)




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