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Definition of the noun Actionism

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  1. An excessive emphasis on action, activity, or change in lieu of continuity, stability, and permanence.

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Google previewBasic Types of Pastoral Care & Counseling (2011)

Resources for the Ministry of Healing and Growth by Howard John Clinebell, Bridget Clare McKeever

Actionism is an essential feature of structural analysis. The Adult is regarded in the same light as a muscle, which increases in strength with exercise. Once the preliminary phases of decontamination and clarification are well under way, the ...

Google previewThe Personal and the Political (RLE Social Theory) (2014)

Social Work and Political Action by Paul Halmos

social welfare actionism is a fascinatingconverse of Soviet treatment ofpolitical dissidence. For the black man's psychiatric deviancewe ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Contemporary Art (2016)

by Ann Lee Morgan

Vienna Actionism Badura-Triska, Eva, et al. Vienna Actionism: Art and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Austria (2009)

by Paula Sutter Fichtner

VIENNESE ACTIONISM/WIENER AKTIONISMUS. A highly provocative form of painting and drawing, Viennese Actionism came to public attention in the 1960s. Its characteristic themes were the irrational and ignoble qualities of human thought ...

Google previewDictionary of World Philosophy (2013)

by A. Pablo Iannone

actionism types of explanations of action, especially human action, understood as a kind of event. If actions are events, and these are involved in change, then action theory overlaps with the ontology of change, which deals with the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set (2005)

by Lynne Warren

Between 1962 and 1968, Rainer was involved with the Wiener Aktionismus ( Vienna Actionism), whose activities sought to challenge accepted beliefs and traditions through performances that were erotic body rituals centered on sacrifice and ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History (2016)

From the mid-19th century to the present day by A. Iriye, P. Saunier

This background becomes evident in movements such as the Situationist International, Viennese Actionism or Tucumán Arde (Argentina, 1968). But even in pop art (which is usually interpreted as an art of the exaltation of mass consumerism ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Criminology (2006)

by Eugene McLaughlin, John Muncie

Interactionism also provides a basis for empirical inquiry, often using the methods and practices of ethnography. Ethnography has a particular affinity with inter- actionism because they share an interest in 'capturing the actor's point of view' and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of leadership (2004)

A-E by George R. Goethals, Georgia Jones Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns

Grounded theory draws upon the epistemo- logical underpinnings of a range of methodologies, including ethnography, phenomenology,social inter- actionism, hermeneutics, heuristics, and systems theory. The data are usually qualitative, but ...

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