Fall/Winter Timetable

POL451H1S L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2351H1S L0101

Contentious Politics and Social Movements


The course provides an introduction to various perspectives on contentious politics and social movements. Students will acquire a solid foundation in the study of all forms of disruptive politics in a broad range of comparative contexts, with special emphasis on non-democracies.

Format and Requirements

One two-hour seminar per week. Course work consists of essays and an in-class group presentation.


POL201Y1 or (POLB90H3, POLB91H3) or POL203Y1 or POL203Y5 or POL207Y1 or POL214Y1 or POL214Y5 or POLB50Y3 or POL215Y1 or POL224Y1 or POL302Y5 and minimum 14 credits