2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

POLS 34515 Revolutions & Social Movements

The course is a comparative study of the causes and outcomes of world socio-political movements and revolutions affecting governmental change and development since 1500. Emphasis is placed on roles played by elites and masses in specific actions and society's evolving place in government formation. Cases examined include English, American, French, Latin American, Russian, and Chinese Revolutions, as well as current developments in national regimes. (F alt. years)