Units of Study

SCLG2607 - Social Movements and Policy Making

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Greg Martin
Phone: +61 2 9351 3319
Email: greg.martin@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

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

Prohibitions

SCLG2570

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SCLG2607

Lecture

           

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