POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Section: 003 Saving the World or Wasting Time: Assessing Social Movement Effectiveness
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
One course in Political Science.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

If one was to design a social movement and select the tactics they would employ to be the most effective (i.e., the most likely to yield the desired outcome), what would be selected? Would one go for a large or small organization in terms of size, would one use non-violent or violent tactics, would the organization created be centralized or decentralized? This course is designed to assist the student with answering these questions (among others) through a detailed evaluation of existing literature as well as systematic evaluation of actual social movements. There is no social, political and/or economic change without effective movements. There are no effective movements without examination.

POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
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Note:
buy the books quick, be prepared to read soon
ISBN: 9781568585703
this is an uprising, Author: mark angler and paul engler, Publisher: nation books 2016
Required
ISBN: 9780939306046
the failure of nonviolence, Author: peter gelderloos, Publisher: left bank books 2016
Required
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