Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302008932017GLOBAL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONSElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
English
Objectives of the Course
This course will critically examine global social movements organization, transnational networks and organizational structure. Firstly It aims at teaching the changing forms of human organizations and movements. The second aim of the course is to show students the interrelated links between international trade, business and social movements.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To formulate what forms an organization could have
2Explain the relation between international trade, business and social movements
3Familiarize with different countries business and social context.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
This course will critically examine global social movements organization, transnational networks and organizational structure. Firstly It aims at teaching the changing forms of human organizations and movements. The second aim of the course is to show students the interrelated links between international trade, business and social movements.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction: Globalization and Changing forms of Organizations
2Defining and Revising the Concept of Organization in Management
3Organizations and Movements
4Transnational and Globalizing Movement I
5Transnational and Globalizing Movement II
6Investigating Transnational Networks
7Organizational Conditions of Emergence of Transnational Networks
8Midterm
9Mobilizing Structures: Networks and Recruiting
10Analyzing the International Structure of Collective Action
11Globalization, Technology and Social Movement Organizations
12The Organizational Structure of New Social Movements
13The Organizational Structure of New Social Movements II
14Students’ Presentations
15Students’ Presentations
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Mary Jo Hatch,Ann L. Cunliffe, Organization Theory, Oxford University Press, 2013. Chp.1. - Doug McAdam and W. Richard Scott, Social Movements and Organization Theory, Chp. 1 , Cambridge University Press, 2005. - Katz Hagai and Helmut Anheier, “Global Connectedness: the Structure of Transnational NGO Networks” in Global Civil Society 2005/2006 , Marlies Glaesius,Mary Kaldor, and Helmut Anheier (eds.), London: Sage, 2006, pp. 240-263. - “Nongovernmental Generation of International Treaties”: James Love interviewed byGaëlle Krikorian, İn Feher, Michel (ed.). Nongovernmental Politics . New York,Cambridge, MA.: Zone Books, 2007, pp. 358-36 - Carlos R. S. Milani and Nadia Laniado, BrazilTransnational Social Movements and the Globalization Agenda: A Methodological Approach Based on the Analysis of the World Social Forum, Brazilian Political Sicence Review, Vol.2. 2007. - Wood Lesley J. and Kelly Moore, “Target Practice: Community Activism in a GlobalEra”, in Shepard, Benjamin H., and Ronald Hayduk. From ACT UP to the WTO:Urban Protest and Community Building in the Era of Globalization. New York:Verso, 2002, pp. 21-34. - McAdam, Doug, David A. Snow, and Doug McAdam. 2010. Readings on Social Movements : Origins, Dynamics and Outcomes. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press. - Intro to Section V: Social Networks - Nicolas Guilhot, “Financing the Construction of 'Market Democracies': the World Bank and theGlobal supervision of 'Good Governance'” (chapter 6) in The Democracy Makers, op.cit., pp.188-220 - - Teju Cole, “The White-Savoir Industrial Complex” Atlantic Monthly, March 21, 2012 - Kriesi, Hanspeter. 1996. “The Organizational Structure of New Social Movements in a Political Context.” In McAdam, McCarthy and Zald’s Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements. Pp. 152-184. - Kriesi, Hanspeter. 1996. “The Organizational Structure of New Social Movements in a Political Context.” In McAdam, McCarthy and Zald’s Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements. Pp. 152-184.,
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16348
Self Study616
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10330
Individual Study for Final Examination20360
Reading616
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)152
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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