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The Political Economy of Social Movements
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Wood, Lesley. 2010. “The Political Economy of Social Movements”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Social movements are intrinsic to societies characterized by unequal access to property, political power, and cultural resources. In this course, the relevance of political economy to the study of social movements will be critically reviewed in relation to other approaches. This course compares a political economy approach to studying social movements...

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Collective Behavior/Social Movements
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College 200

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