Study Guides (248,152)
Canada (121,347)
Sociology (464)
SOC1105 (23)

Class 3. History of Protest Movements.docx

3 Pages
Unlock Document

Liam Kilmurray

History of Protest Movements Das Mur: The Berlin Wall - August 13, 1961 - 155km - 239 deaths and another 200 injuries - Checkpoint Charlie, Stand-off 1961 Soviet Power - The communist governments of Eastern Europe - Struggled to maintain a national identity and to create a soviet, communist political reality - Many people (youth) become disenchanted 1950’s - Post WW2 - Increased Expectations - Increased economic development - University enlargements - The Cold War - Growth/Emergence of Political and Social Awareness - Environmental damage - Conditions for emergence of Social Movements - Post War dissolution - Segregation continues - Political isolation and animosity - Gender issues; inequality persists - Native American conditions - Student rejecting of existing paradigms - Individual activists emerge Hungary - 1946, Communist - 1956, Uprising, Imre Nag, shot - Kruschev’s denouncement does not signal a thaw in Cold War - Janos Kadar, ruled from 1956-1988 - 1989, perestroika - Hungary leaves Warsaw Pact Non-violent Conflict - Civil Rights movement - Ghandi - Peaceful protest - “…All that I claim is that every experiment of mine has deepened my faith in non-violence as the greatest force at the disposal of mankind” – Mohandis K. Gandhi 1960’s - Prague uprising - Internal (communist) ‘revolt’ - Media role - Hungary example - Soviets (Russians) send in army to crush Czechoslovak ‘rebellion’ - Social movements efforts were basically incompatible with any communist program, even a reformed one - Paris - Workers - Unions - Students - Army - Actually most people do not want to be permanently involved in politics, only a minority does. The majority
More Less

Related notes for SOC1105

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.