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Global Social Change

Level: beginner
Smitha Radhakrishnan

What possibilities exist for a fairer world? Can one person truly make a difference? In this social sciences course, we sample the possibilities and limits of social change in an interconnected, inequitable global landscape.

This course features in-depth examinations of the rise of garment work for Bangladeshi women, a labor strike in a Mexican suit factory, anti-sweatshop activism in China, and a chat with the president of one of the oldest textile manufacturers in the U.S.

University: Wellesley College
Platform: edX
Start: always
Recurrence: flexible
Language: English
Discipline: Social Sciences
Attendance: free
Certificate: 49.00 USD
Workload per week: 2.0 h
Tags activism , exploitation , globalization , protest , social science , sociology , transformation

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