• Two short papers:
    • One on US or India
    • One on global movements and their relationship to law and legal institutions
  • Field-based project
  • Class participation

Graduate Students

  • Final paper
    • 40 pages maximum on a research topic that they identify in consultation with the instructor. This topic should relate to a social movement and its relationship to law and legal institutions in a country (India and US can be chosen but need to focus on a movement not covered in class), or at the global level, and must be based on independent research.
  • Field based class project
  • Class participation

Sample Paper

"Social Movements, Law, and Public Policy for Land and House in South Africa." (PDF) (Courtesy of an MIT student. Used with permission.)