Social Movements: The Women's Movement

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One of the areas of research that I find myself drawn to is social movements. There are a multitude of questions attached to this branch of sociology, as it is encompassing of an expansive and complex niche of history. In my academic career, I have addressed specific social movements through a socio-historic lens, oftentimes placing emphasis on the impact of media. I have looked at the roots and development of a movement, the conditions necessary for a successful one, and how they interact with each other. Throughout my college career to date, this has manifested itself in a number of papers on the women’s movement, most recently on the progression of the different “waves” of the movement throughout history. I paid particular focus to how each
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