SOC 101 Topic 11 Qs

SOC 101 Topic 11 Qs - SOC 101 Topic 11 1. Why do we study...

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SOC 101 – Topic 11 1. Why do we study social movements? We study social movements because they are the ways in which individuals can get together to cause or prevent social change, thus changing their lives and society. 2. What constitutes a social movement in sociology? A social movement is an organized activity to cause or prevent social change. 3. What are the four types of social movements discussed in the Course Notes (not in the textbook)? The four types are classified in terms of whether they target the individual or the larger social institution, and in terms of whether they aim at limited or radical social change. They include: A. Alterative Social Movement: limited change on the individual level B. Redemptive Social Movement: radical change on the individual level C. Reformative Social Movement: limited change on the institutional level D. Revolutionary Social Movement: radical change on the individual level 4. How is the collective behavior approach different from the resource
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2012 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor A during the Summer '09 term at University of Wisconsin.

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SOC 101 Topic 11 Qs - SOC 101 Topic 11 1. Why do we study...

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