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Activism in Exile
GOVT 282
Spring 2024
Section: 01  

This course examines how social movements and political opposition groups adapt and adjust their activism when they are in exile. Through a variety of cases spanning from the Middle East to South Africa, we will explore what shapes diasporic activism and why some movements are more resilient than others. We will situate these discussions within broader debates around social movements and migration. After we consider what exile is, how different migration regimes emerge, and how conditions in the host states may vary, we will look at both cases of violent and nonviolent mobilization in order to understand what shapes diasporic activism. The course concludes with a reflection on what happens after exile, when movements and leaders return to their home country.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(CGST-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-Comparativ)(HRAD-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on MAY-26-2024
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