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Ch 30: Social Movements

About This Chapter

Use this chapter's video lessons to refresh, and perhaps improve, your knowledge of social movements. Study the types and stages of social movements as well as theories that explain their existence.

Social Movements - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter will help you review important concepts and terminology involving social movements. Our instructors explain what social movements are and discuss major theories, such as deprivation theory, that address why such movements develop. You'll also study the progression and decline of social movements. Once you've finished the chapter, you should be comfortable with:

  • Discussing theories on social movement motives
  • Identifying the four stages of social movements
  • Listing and describing the four types of social movements

We make learning about social movements an engaging and straightforward activity. Professional instructors use clear explanations and real-world examples in the video lessons to help you retain what you've learned. If you need to rewatch a major point in the video, use the provided tags.

We also include transcripts with our videos, which in include key terms highlighted in bold print. Our multiple-choice lesson quizzes are ideal for quickly gauging your understanding of social movements.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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