Women, Workers, and Farmers: Histories of North American Popular Resistance (Revision 1)
Permanently closed, effective December 23, 2015.
Area of Study: Social Science
LBST 331 has a Challenge for Credit option.
LBST 331 considers the historical experience of popular ideologies and social movements in North America. More specifically, it assesses the type of ideologies women, farmers, and workers created and utilized as they built social movements of resistance, opposition, and critique in the period between 1860 and 1960.
In the century under study; feminism, populism, socialism, labourism, and other ideologies came into existence and were taken up by various peoples as they tried to make sense of their place in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century society.
- Unit 1: Producerism, Labourism, and Socialism in the North American Labour Movements, 1860-1919
- Unit 2: Agrarian Movements and the Populist Movement, 1880-1920s
- Unit 3: The Women's Movement, 1880s-1920s
- Unit 4: The Grounding of Modern Feminism, 1920s-1950s
- Unit 5: Communism, Reformism, and Labour, 1920-1960
- Unit 6: Twentieth-Century Agrarianism
To receive credit for LBST 331, you must complete the course assignments, receive a mark of 50 percent or better on the final exam and achieve a course composite grade of at least “D” (50 percent) or better to pass the course. The weighting of assignments is as follows:
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The final examination for this course must be taken online with an AU approved exam invigilator at an approved invigilation centre. It is your responsibility to ensure your chosen invigilation centre can accommodate online exams. For a list of invigilators that can accommodate online exams, visit the Exam Invigilation Network.
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
The course materials include a student manual, a study guide, and two reading files.
The Challenge for Credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, intellectual and/or other skills that would normally be found in a university level course.
Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.
Undergraduate Challenge for Credit Course Registration Form
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Updated January 25 2016 by Student & Academic Services