AbstractASA President Ruth Milkman and her colleague James M. Jasper explore the study of labor and social movements in this graduate level seminar. The study of unions and labor movements was, at one time, integral to the sociological study of social movements. In recent decades, however, "new" social movements have moved to center stage. This course explores...
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- Collective Behavior/Social Movements
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Learning Goals and Assessments
- Students will investigate a topic related to the divergence of labor movement and social movement theory, research or practice.
- Students are required to write a 20 page paper (empirically grounded research paper, a literature review, or a research proposal) on a topic related to the course material.