Course Description
This course studies the interaction between law, courts, and social movements in shaping domestic and global public policy. Examines how groups mobilize to use law to affect change and why they succeed and fail. The class uses case studies to explore the interplay between law, social movements, and public policy in …
This course studies the interaction between law, courts, and social movements in shaping domestic and global public policy. Examines how groups mobilize to use law to affect change and why they succeed and fail. The class uses case studies to explore the interplay between law, social movements, and public policy in current areas such as gender, race, labor, trade, environment, and human rights. Finally, it introduces the theories of public policy, social movements, law and society, and transnational studies.
Learning Resource Types
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A yellow and red round sticker about anti-nuclear power is on the back window of a car.
An anti-nuclear power sticker is displayed on the back window of a car.  Nuclear power was discussed during Session 21. (Image courtesy of Tim Bradshaw on Flickr. CC NC-BY-SA.)