Social Change Ace - The Sociological Imagination Social...

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The Sociological Imagination Revisited Social Movements Radical movements of past affect today’s reality. Many of today’s freedoms and rights are taken for granted. Past Examples Women’s Rights Movement Two generations ago: Prohibited from attending college. Not able to pursue own careers. Forced to give up personal ambitions. Civil Rights Movement Greensboro protests against segregation Students from N.C. Agricultural & Technical State University Four Black students sit in at Woolworth’s Protest grows within a few days First social movement covered by TV Quickly received endorsements from religious
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Recent Social Changes Middle East Unrest Bahrain- Protests Egypt- Revolution via Social Media Iran- Protests Jordan - Protests Syria- Protests Tunisia- Protests Yemen- Protests
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Social Movements Elements of Social Movements Social Movements occur when dissatisfied people see their condition as resulting from society's inability to meet
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