Week 2: Social Movements in a Global Age

Wednesday, 1/28

Keywords: social movements, the internet

  • Week 2 Discussion Prompt: Social Movements and New Media (88)

    In your own words, summarize Christiansen’s explanation of a social movement and its stages. How do the cases of the Egyptian revolution and the police killing of Oscar Grant illustrate this idea of social movements? Do you think social media are changing the nature of social movements and revolution today?

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