Social Welfare and Social Development - Social Movements and Moral Panics

SOCI 3006  Social Movements and Moral Panics


Any 18 credits completed


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course introduces students to the sociology of collective behaviour, including the theories and research studies that seek to understand how unstructured social phenomena such as crowds, publics and social movements arise in society. The study of collective behaviour includes such phenomena as fads, fashions, riots, panics and mass hysteria. This course may be credited towards Criminal Justice and Social Welfare & Social Development.

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