Unit 6 is linked closely with unit 5 in the sense that both deal with politics and political formations. The difference here is in perspective. Whereas unit 5 considered the political structures and policymaking from the inside and the top, this unit will examine politics from the outside and the bottom. Likewise, where our previous interest had been largely understanding the political process, in this unit we will look at instances where its outcomes are challenged by groups or individuals.
Mini case study. Select one of the following stories to read and present to the class.