Posted: January 31st, 2017
Discussion 5.2: Social Movements Answer the following questions for the initial post. IDENTIFY a current or historical social movement that interests you. Ensure that it meets the definition of a social movement pursuant to the class text. 1. Briefly DESCRIBE the social movement and its objectives or political positions. 2. Which sociological theory best fits this movement-relative deprivation or resource mobilization? Why? 3. SELECT one of the three sociological perspectives-Functionalism, Conflict Theory, or Symbolic Interactionist-and DESCRIBE how the social movement would be viewed through the selected theory.
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