SOCI361-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Social Movements

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 February 2019
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 10 May 2019


This course explores diverse social movements, asking how we can make sense of them. How do they bring about social change? The course looks at abortion movements, environmental movements, civil rights movements, and many other movements. Collective identity, internet activism, framing, and various theories of social movements are considered. Students will do a presentation on a social movement of their choice.


30 points of SOCI including 15 points at 200 level; OR 30 points of SOCI or
ANTH at 200 level; OR 60 points in related subjects including 30 points at 200 level with the approval of the Head of Department.


GEND227, GEND327, SOCI261

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Presentation A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 14:00 - 16:00 Meremere 105 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 235 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Anne Scott


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Attendance/participation 10%
Peer Discussion posts 25%
Peer Responses 10%
Annotated Bibliography/Essay Plan 15 May 2019 15%
Research Essay 31 May 2019 40% 3500 words

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,523.00

International fee $6,375.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All SOCI361 Occurrences

  • SOCI361-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019