Social Change - people Redemptive social movements-Also...

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Social Change Collective action - Action that takes place in groups and diverges from the social norms of the situation Social movement - Collective behavior that is purposeful, organized, and institutionalized, but not ritualized - Motivated by social or political cause Social change - Caused by social movements, economic and political factors, new technology, etc. Alternative social movements - Seek limited social change and tend to be focused on a narrow group of
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Unformatted text preview: people Redemptive social movements-Also focused on a narrow group of people, but advocate for more radical change Revolutionary social movements-Seek to make radical change across an entire society Is racism over? Reformative social movements-Advocate for social change but seek to effect that change across an entire society...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 2000 taught by Professor Lauriechancy during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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