Learning Objectives

  1. Analyze one’s own emotional and cognitive reactions to a case study.
  2. Analyze how social movements differ from other social groups.
  3. Summarize the historical and contemporary relationships between social work and social movements.
  4. Compare three theoretical perspectives on social movements (political process, mobilizing structures, and cultural framing).
  5. Explain some of the outcomes of social movements.
  6. Describe some trends in social movements.
  7. Apply knowledge of social movements to  recommend guidelines for social work engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.