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Social Movements

Author: Paul Hannan

Define David Aberle's social movement and explain the goals of the four different types. alternative social movement, redemptive social movement, reformative social movement, revolutionary social movement. Be sure to discuss Social Change. Suggested: from Minnesota!

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Terms to Know
Alterative Social Movement

A social movement aimed at small change for a small number of people (i.e. Mother's Against Drunk Driving, or MADD).

Redemptive Social Movement

A social movement aimed at big change in a small number of people (i.e. Alcoholics Anonymous).

Reformative Social Movement

A social movement aimed at small changes for a large number of people, or for society as a whole (i.e. the environmental movement).

Revolutionary Social Movement

A social movement aimed at big changes for everyone in society (i.e. a socialist revolution.)