SOCIAL MOVEMENTS - COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND...

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COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, AND SOCIAL CHANGE SOCIAL MOVEMENTS Certain contradictions (like social inequality) create discontent that involve large numbers of people—a proactive social movement is to promote social change (which Henslin assumes to be positive) while reactive social movements resist that change— people develop social movement organizations—the first tries to change individuals 1. alternative social movements —try to change some specific behavior—Henslin uses the temperance movement as an example— 2. redemptive social movements —the aim is for total change, like the conversion to fundamentalist Christianity— 3. reformative social movements —tries to reform some aspect of all of society— 4. transformative social movements (=revolutions) —look to totally change the social order— 5. transnational social movements —have an international approach—Al Qaeda— Education and Propaganda—important parts of social movements—create unity of
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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