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Sociology 1100: Introduction to SociologyProfessor: Dr. Shaheen A ChowdhuryStudent: Canga MariaSocial Movements and GroupsFirst of all, we need to discuss the types of social movements that will be the subject ofthese assignments:1.Reform movement:which seek to improve society by changing some specificaspectofthesocialstructure.2.Revolutionary movement:Movements seeking to bring about a total change insociety are revolutionary movements. These movements usually do not attemptto work within the existing system; instead, they aim to remake the system byreplacingexistinginstitutionswithnewones.3.Religious movement: Social movements that seek to produce a radical changein individuals are typically based on spiritual or supernatural belief systems.4.Alternative movement: Movements that seek little change in some aspect ofpeople's behavior are referred to as an alternative movement.5.Resistance movement: Also referred to as regressive movements, resistancemovements seek to prevent change or to undo the change that has alreadyoccurred.Now that we have the exact definition of what they are, we will profoundly discuss eachof them with their particular examples:
As we talk early, the Reform Movementtry to improve society. It can be found in priorthings as political matters; each party wants to change the laws to strengthen thecommunity as they think is the best. Talking about politics, we will focus on the groupcalled "Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM)"According to its website, "fairimmigration.org," their main concern is immigrants' civilrights in the United States. They have been fighting since the 2000s to advocating acomprehensive way to reform the laws about the lifestyles of immigrants families, low-income families, and people of color.

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