Law, Social Movements, and Public Policy OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Class on Legal and Social Movements by MIT

Published Jan 29, 2009

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'Law, Social Movements, and Public Policy: Comparative and International Experience' is offered free by MIT's OpenCourseWare program. During this undergraduate-level course, students will discuss hypothetical legal concepts by reviewing examples of court opinions, law-related articles and legislation.

Law, Social Movements, and Public Policy: Comparative and International Experience: Course Specifics

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Law, Social Movements, and Public Policy: Comparative and International Experience: Course Details

Professor Balakrishnan Rajagopal teaches the 'Law, Social Movements, and Public Policy: Comparative and International Experience' OpenCourseWare. This undergraduate-level course is offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Urban Studies and Planning Department. This course encourages students to examine the development of public policy, the primary catalysts of social change and the importance of formal legal rights. The course focuses on the last three decades of social movements within countries throughout the world. Specific case studies include examinations of the World Trade Organization, the United States and India.

Course materials include the written assignments, a resource list and a detailed list of recommended reading materials. To learn more, visit the law, policy and social movements course page.

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