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Activism

A doctrine or practice that emphasises vigourous non-violent action as a force to meet political ends.
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Franti's social activism has also led him down a myriad of politically and socially charged avenues.
In a survey study with undergraduate women, Calogero found that women who reported higher levels of self-objectification were less likely to have participated in gender-based social activism in the previous six months.
Org) today launched the world's first website that combines social gaming and social activism for supporting innovative science and technology projects (http://www.
The term as it has entered the broader, secular vocabulary has become synonymous with social activism, indeed American liberalism.
The Open Forum Lecture Movement was a discussion and lecture series to promote social activism.
If social activism is going to have any kind of future, the church will have to be an integral part.
This is, in short, a timely and important study, one that will make it difficult to reduce approaches to African American male social activism and leadership to simple oppositional camps alongside of clear ideological paths.
Organizing is nothing new for Wellstone, who at age fifty-two has three decades of social activism on his resume.
What we're trying to do is pioneer a new form of social activism in the 90s," he says, "using all the power of the mass media to sell ideas, rather than products.
Since Fend holds essentiall a conspiracy theorist's view of history and social change, he tends to focus more on the global reach of "spooks" and "spectres" than on social activism.
This is not an injection of social activism into religion.
The company first considered calling its introductory sofa style, "The Tibet" in honor of the Tibetan liberation movement inspiring worldwide social activism before the Beijing Olympics.