Social movements involve people coming together to create societal change.
Social movements can be studied from political, sociological, anthropological, and psychological perspectives. There are probably other ways to look at, analyze, and evaluate social movements.
Discussion questions[edit | edit source]
- What are some popular social movements? How were they started? What maintains them?
- What new social movements might exist in the future?
- Why do social movements happen?
- How do social movements benefit members of society? How can social movements potentially harm people?
Learning resources[edit | edit source]
- U. S. Government/Labor Movement
- Motivation and emotion/Book/2017/Social movement motivation
- Organising in the Social Factory/Student movement
- Motivation and emotion/Book/2015/Activism motivation
- The Neurodiversity Movement
- Questions of democracy and social responsibility within the Wikimedia movement
- Free culture movement
- The Neurodiversity Movement/Section 1: The Basics
- Art Strike
- Organising in the Social Factory
- Recovery psychology/Identity Politics of Recovery
Readings[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia:Social movement
- Wikipedia:Reform movement
- Wikipedia:Charismatic authority
- Wikipedia:Social movement theory
- Wikipedia:Social movement impact theory
- Wikipedia:Social movement organization
- Wikipedia:New social movements
- Wikipedia:Political opportunity
- Wikipedia:Collective action
- Wikipedia:Collective behavior
- Wikipedia:List of social movements
- Wikipedia:Nonviolent resistance
- Wikipedia:Political movement
- Wikipedia:Global citizens movement
- Wikipedia:Revolutionary movement
- Wikipedia:Social justice
- Wikipedia:Online social movement
- Wikipedia:Union organizer
- Wikipedia:Internet activism