CMS.361 Networked Social Movements: Media and Mobilization


Class Info

Provides an overview of social movement studies as a body of theoretical and empirical work, with an emphasis on understanding the relationship between social movements and the media. Explores multiple methods of social movement investigation, including textual and media analysis, surveys, interviews, focus groups, participant observation, and co-research. Covers recent innovations in social movement theory, as well as new data sources and tools for research and analysis. Includes short papers, a literature review, and a final research project. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 16.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.361 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by S. Costanza-Chock.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursdays in 4-146.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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