Occupy Race, Class, and Gender

A research project to understand the dynamics of race, class, and gender in the Occupy movement. And, how social movement theory informs the evolution of the Occupy movement.

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Research Question

Seven research themes (consolidated from research questions, comprehensive list at http://www.bit.ly/occupyracequestions):
  1. attitudes towards race/class/gender, subquestion on millennials on race/class/gender
  2. power/privilege/oppression
  3. Leadership of and safe spaces for people of color, women, LGBTQ
  4. Incorporation of racial, gender, LGBTQ, and economic justice in mission/demands
  5. Relation of community based organizations and other institutions
  6. Social movement timeline and evolution
  7. Media, audio, and textual analysis; cultural studies

Literature Review

Research Methods