270 - social movements - UPDATED SCHEDULE.pdf - SOCI 270 | Social Movements | UPDATED 1\/31 Course Schedule Please be sure to complete the reading

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1 SOCI 270 | Social Movements | UPDATED 1/31 Course Schedule Please be sure to complete the reading assignments before class. This schedule will undergo constant change. Check for updates online at the course Moodle webpage. Week 1: Making History Additional readings, available on the course Moodle webpage: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. 2008. I Am A Man: Dr. King and the Memphis Sanitation Strike. YouTube. Flacks, Richard. 1988. “History and the Everyday” and “Making History to Make Life.” From Making History: The American Left and the American Mind. New York: Columbia University Press. [54 pages] Monday January 22, 2018 Introduction Film: I Am A Man (selections) Wednesday January 24 Making History: Why have movements? Read: Flacks Friday January 26 Studying and Understanding Social Movements Read: Goodwin & Jasper (G&J) Introduction, p3-8 Week 2: The “Classics”: Collective Action and Resource Mobilization Theories McCarthy, John D. and Mayer N. Zald. 1977. “Resource Mobilization and Social Movements: A Partial Theory.” American Journal of Sociology 82:6. 1212-1241. Monday January 29 Resource Mobilization Theory: Rational Acts Read: McCarthy and Zald Wednesday January 31 The Free Rider Problem Read: Olson (G&J Chapter 6) Read: Tufecki, Preface & Introduction Friday February 2 Memorandum 1 Due Organizational Repertoires Read: Morris (G&J Chapter 20) and Taylor, et al (G&J Chapter 25) Week 3: The Civil Rights Movement and Roles of Organizations Hampton, Henry. 1987. Eyes on the Prize. New York: Public Broadcasting System. Morris, Aldon. 1984. “The SCLC…” (Chapters 4 and 5). The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement , New York: The Free Press. [50 pages] Davis, Angela. 2005. Excerpts from Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture . New York: Seven Stories Press. [10 pages] Oliver, Pamela. 2017. “The Ethnic Dimensions in Social Movements.” Mobilization 22:4. 395-416. [20 pages] The Movement for Black Lives. 2016.
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