University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
 

Subject: PS

Course Number : 1365

Course Title:  SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

Course Description:

This course introduces students to social movements and international political activism, as well as to competing theoretical arguments regarding social movements.  Issue areas we will examine include (but are not limited to) human rights, civil rights, labor rights, children’s rights, women’s rights, LGBT rights, indigenous rights, immigrant and refugee rights, HIV/AIDS, the environment, climate change, peace, and global justice.  Students will explore different causal factors that influence social movements, and compare and contrast how these factors affect movements cross-nationally.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Political Science       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  PS 0103 or PS 0110

Course Level: upper level