Social Movements and Social Change

Introduction to Sociology, Ch. 21: Social Movements and Social Change

Week Five – Social Movements

  • . If you had the ability to mobilize resources to create a new social movement to promote or oppose social change, what social change would your movement address? Why and how?

Social Change

Week Five – Resistance to Social Change

  • Resistance to social change is often tied to the interests of those who will suffer in the event of social change. Describe one social, wherein you would have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo. How would you resist change?
  • . Describe one economic, wherein you would have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo. How would you resist change?
  • Describe one Cultural, wherein you would have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo. How would you resist change?

Self-Interest, Compromise, and Social Change

Week Five -Rapid Social Change

Mary James ,

  • Rapid social change is part of your everyday life. Why?

 

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