57.605 Social Movements And Empowerment

Social Movements And Empowerment

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 6211
Status Active

This course focuses on ways in which non-elite groups and individuals can gain control over important aspects of economic and social development. These aspects include decisions about such matters as industrial location, work conditions, community services and environmental protection; and the status of women, ethnic/racial minorities and other disadvantaged groups. Special attention is paid to the dynamics and potential impact of grass-roots social movements.