UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

AMS2312 - Social and Political Legacies of the 1960s

AMS 2312 Social and Political Legacies of the 1960s (3 semester hours) This course examines the social and political movements of the 1960s and links those activities to more recent debates regarding various forms of political thought and action in American society. We will follow the history of the sixties in order to enhance our understanding of the people, events, and places that not only defined this decade but which have also impacted American society in subsequent decades. Course readings and lectures will be supplemented by a wide range of media including songs, commercials, print advertisements, movies, and documentary footage. (Same as GST 2312) (3-0) R