May 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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AMST 317 - Nonviolence and American Social Movements

(3.00)
This interdisciplinary course surveys the long tradition of nonviolent direct action in United States history and culture through primary documents, film, and music. We will focus on methods, strategies, tactics, and the development of social movements from the 18th century to the present. By the end of the course, students should develop the means to analyze how struggles, conflicts, and politics are conducted under the broad banner of nonviolent direct action. Recommended Preparation One lower-level social sciences or humanities course focused on American society or culture.

Course ID: 102096
Consent: Instructor Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP)



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