ORGSTUDY 490 - Advanced Research Team
Winter 2012, Section 002 - Research on Social Movements and Political Parties
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Organizational Studies (ORGSTUDY)
Department: LSA Organizational Studies
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3 - 4
Waitlist Notes:
Students will be given permission to register for the course at the discretion of the instructor.
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment in either ORGSTUDY 305 or 310; and a course in STATS.
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This research seminar investigates the intersecting organizational processes of social movements and political parties in the United States. We begin by considering the theoretical relationship between these different types of organizations. This discussion is followed by discussions of two left-wing social movements (Occupy Wall Street and the antiwar movement) and two right-wing social movements (the Tea Party movement and the Christian right movement).

Course Requirements:

Students work in teams on a major research project that examines the politics of one or more of these movements.

Intended Audience:

Students may register with instructor permission only. 5 spots have been reserved for OS students. This is a meet together with POLSCI 489.003. Interested students should set up a meeting with Professor Heaney via e-mail ( by Monday, November 14.

Class Format:

Research seminar


ORGSTUDY 490 - Advanced Research Team
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001 (LAB)
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002 (LAB)
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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