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Unformatted text preview: Social Movements Social Movements Extra Credit Internet Assignment Extra Credit Internet Assignment What social movement, social cause or even social group would you (or are you) part of? ­Find something about it on the Internet­­­not an article but a website or group! ­Write down the goals, communication and identity of this group, how you identify with this group and why you identify with it. ­ Be prepared to talk about it on Friday (you can find a video clip to show) Social Movements Social Movements Social movements need: An identity A system of communication both internal and external Common goal or problem Ability to mobilize Willingness to be activists U.S. Movements U.S. Movements Most movements are an attempt to bring Social and/or Political Change Classic examples Civil Rights movement women’s movement More Movements More Movements Disability rights Environment Gay/lesbian rights Multiracial movement Tea Party/Coffee Party Any examples you can think of outside of the U.S.? New media technology such as the Internet, particularly the widespread use of instant communication and social networking has revolutionized activism. What are some benefits and drawbacks? Extra Credit Internet Assignment Extra Credit Internet Assignment What social movement, social cause or even social group would you (or are you) part of? ­Find something about it on the Internet­­­not an article but a website or group! ­Write down the goals, communication and identity of this group, how you identify with this group and why you identify with it. ­ Be prepared to talk about it on Friday (you can find a video clip to show) ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course SOC 2454 taught by Professor Childs,e. during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Hunter.

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