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American Social Movements

Through the lenses of power, resistance, and identity, this course provides an introduction to American social movements from the 1950s to the present. Drawing from history, sociology, and politics, it examines a range of social movements, including: civil rights and Black Power, second and third wave feminism, gay and lesbian liberation and LGBT movements, and Right-wing mobilization. The course also examines the question of how social activism on both the political Left and Right has changed over the past fifty years. Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Society and Social Sciences.
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Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities
Liberal Arts Core
Societies and the Social Sciences