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... Change Movements Social movements are basic avenues by which social change takes place. a. What are social movements? Explain the varioustypes of social movements and the origin or causes of social movements.
Social movements refer to the ongoing and goal oriented efforts, platforms or vehicles designed to push for change in societies or communities. They challenge status quo in attitudes, methods, institutions or ways of life (Brinkerhoff et al., 2013). The main purpose of social movements is to create new and better, world, institutions or ways of living. Such social movements include but not limited to The Occupy Movement, Landless movements in Brazil, The Environmental Movement in United State...