Contemp Social Movements

POLC 4007

Course description

In this course, students explore theoretical foundations and subsequent evolution of major social movements within a law enforcement context. Building upon concepts of diversity, political power and civil protest, students critically assess the impact of forces such as universal suffrage, feminism, environmentalism and anti-globalism, in a local and international framework, and develop strategies for managing engagement of these movements in civil society.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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