The impact of social movements on policy development
The Impact of Social Movements on Policy Development
Social change and, ultimately, policy development often emerge from social movements in areas such as civil rights, gender equality, labor, religious rights, family planning, ecology and climate change, and community services.
Chapter 7 of your Simons Public Policy text discusses movements and social upheavals growing out of discontent or demands for change. In this discussion, analyze how two of these movements may affect the field of human services.