This course examines issues in social activism from both a theoretical and ethnographic perspective. How do social activists think about and make social change happen? By examining theories and issues in social justice, from macro-level issues in the international arena to local mobilization for community issues, this course will introduce students to social movement and civil society theory. This course will study social movements, community activism, and the cultural practices of community groups.
Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
(Not offered 2016-2017.)