He enlisted departmental hygiene directors to enact legislative measures and create grass root organisations which could, "gather the resources and start this most important campaign against such a terrible social disease
If we are going with Mary Magdalene to the tomb this Easter morning, this time it is for us, like her, to say our truths to power, to heal those crippled by the system, to cure the lepers of their social diseases
, to raise women from the deadening effects of sexism in both church and state, and to call the apostles to do the same.
If sociologists are not doctors to cure social diseases
, nor are they judges who are always correct but always too late, and since there are increasingly so many newly-emerged social and global problems, collectively research proposals are needed.
First, anorexia and other eating disorders are not necessarily individual disorders but social diseases
Hallam, "The Reduction of Vice in Certain Western Cities Through Law-Enforcement," Social Diseases
(April 1912) reprinted in The Social Evil in Syracuse, 113; McMurdy, "The Use of the Injunction to Destroy Commercialized Prostitution," 516.
They believed in a mahdi who would return to spread justice and cure the earth of its social diseases
6) Indebted to the Enlightenment ideal that science equals progress, the authors of Safe Counsel intended to shine the light of science on the dark corners of sexual ignorance to stop the spread of social diseases
Retail therapy, some quip with nervous wink and guilty giggle, as though coining a new phrase instead of adding another casualty to life's roll call of social diseases
It is a close knit, disadvantaged community which, like so many others, has been ravaged by the twin social diseases
of the 1990s - unemployment and drugs.
The social diseases
of racism, poverty, drug addiction and crime, never fully addressed, were allowed to fester and grow while we devoted our energies, lives and resources to containing communism.