SOCI 656 Social Movements and Collective Behavior

An advanced theoretical and empirical analysis of the determinants of organized non-institutionalized forms of collective action. Topics include the interplay of structural conditions and voluntaristic actions, the logic of collective action, culture, and ideology as they shape social movement outcomes. The specific types or dimensions of collective action examined may vary from semester to semester.

pre-rec: SOCI 304 and SOCI 322 or approval of instructor.