Learning Objectives

LO 9.1 Compare and contrast one’s own emotional and cognitive reactions to two case studies.
LO 9.2 Recognize national and global trends in seven major social institutions (government and political, economic, education, health care, social welfare, religious, and mass media).
LO 9.3 Analyze different theories of social inequality, including both classical and contemporary.
LO 9.4 Define social movements.
LO 9.5 Compare three theoretical perspectives on social movements (political opportunities, mobilizing structures, and cultural framing).
LO 9.6 Apply knowledge of social institutions, social structure, and social movements to recommend guidelines for social work engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.