- Social movements and power
- Women's rights and activism
- Saul Alinsky: citizen participation and organisation
- Non-violent protest and environment activism in Australia
- Civil disobedience
- Frantz Fanon and decolonisation
- Indigenous protest and activism in Australia
- Human rights and LGBTIQ activism
- Mahatma Gandhi: Satyagraha, Satya and Ahimsa
- Refugee rights and activism
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
This subject explores the role of social movements, advocacy groups and different forms of activism in bringing about change. It covers theories of power and identity politics, social movement theories and postcolonial theories. It also explores specific movements and methods such as Gandhi's non-violence and satyagraha campaigns, Fanon and the Algerian independence movement, the US civil rights struggle, Indigenous peoples' struggles for recognition and land, trade unions and women's movements.
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- Discussion Points - Part 1 (30%)
- Discussion Points - Part 2 (30%)
- Essay (40%)
Textbook information is pending.