How Social Movements Can Win

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Activism aims to produce social and political change. But how? What works and what doesn’t? Activism and Social Change seeks to answer these and related questions in order to make activists more effective. It draws on decades of research on social movements, picking out the key theories and practices that can inform the way we unite, fight and win.


Your Instructor


Eugene Nulman
Eugene Nulman

Eugene Nulman, PhD is an activist with nearly two decades of experience and an academic researcher in the area of social movements. He is the author of the bookClimate Change and Social Movements: Civil Society and the Development of National Climate Change Policy, a contributor to Znet and teleSUR English, and a documentary filmmaker.


Course Curriculum


  Week 1 Introduction: Implicit and explicit activist work
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  Week 2: Strategies and social movements  
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  Week 3: Repertoires of contention
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  Week 4: Framing our Movements
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  Week 5: Leadership and strategic capacity
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  Week 6: Mobilizing emotions
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  Week 7: Dynamic and structural political opportunities
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  Week 8: Game theory tactics
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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