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Definition of the noun activism
What does activism mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: activisms
- a policy of taking direct action to achieve a political or social goal
- examples: Slacktivism is a portmanteau formed out of the words slacker and activism. | And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not.
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- more generic word: policy = a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
Alternative definition of the noun activism
- The practice of using action to achieve a result, such as political demonstration or a strike in support of or in opposition to an issue.
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My Promised Land (2013)
The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel by Ari Shavit
Ideologically, activism means practicing revolutionary values in everyday life. Socially, activism is wrestling with human...
by Diana J. Mason, Judith K. Leavitt, Mary W. Chaffee
Community activism is the means through which individuals, groups, and organizations work together to bring about...
by M. Laxmikanth
“Judicial activism is a way of exercising judicial power that motivates judges to depart from normally practised strict adherence...
A Remedy for Environmental Health by Anthony P. Mauro, Sr.
But activism is the key to success, and lack ofit may be blamed for the intrusions n our freedoms. Proof of such remedy is provided by the election of Congressman Adler and the defeat of Panter and Karcher. It is the demonstration that with ...
Emergent Information (2013)
A Unified Theory of Information Framework by Wolfgang Hofkirchner
Deliberate activism is that mode of human strategy that applies the Principle of Limited Controllability. The Principle of Limited Controllability is based upon the Principle of Unity-ThroughDiversity. The Principle of Limited Controllability states: ...
2nd Edition by Håkan Gulliksson
Activism is a kind of joint venture where activists are mobilized, organized and kept motivated.
Awakening the New Masculine (2012)
The Path of the Integral Warrior by Gary L. Stamper, PhD
Sacred activism is a more integral and complete way to be both spiritual and an activist.
by Anabella Davila
It is not unusual to see articles in the popular press promoting the idea that shareholder/investor activism is a more potent way to keep management in check than independent directors (e.g. see Verma and Monga, 2009) and is a positive force ...
Governing with the Charter (2011)
Legislative and Judicial Activism and Framers' Intent by James B. Kelly
Democratic activism refers to the intentions of the Charter's framers to ensure greater textual and institutional protection for rights generated by both the Supreme Court and the cabinet, supported by the DOJ. It serves as the foundation of the ...
by Diana J. Mason, Judith K. Leavitt, Mary W. Chaffee
—Jane Addams Community activism is the means through which individuals, groups, and organizations work together...
Pergamon General Psychology Series by Michael T. Nietzel, Richard A. Winett, Marian L. MacDonald
While this methodology is not without its problems, its integration of empiricism with a responsible activism is an identifying ingredient of behavioral community psychology. The behavior analytic approach is quite different from other research ...
by T. Y. Okosun
Such activism is the most direct way to cause concrete social advancement. As well, the internal forces that defend capitalism as a way of life and an increasing real option for many should not contradict social justice efforts. Taking a cue from ...
by Daniel Leigh, Sven Jari Stehn
Asymmetry A concern that often arises regarding countercyclical discretionary activism is that policymakers may respond in an asymmetric manner, easing in downturns and not tightening sufficiently in upturns. In the U.S., it is often argued ...
by Johan Lubbe, Theo du Plessis , Elbie Truter, Chris Wiegand
Language rights activism is an important component in the process aimed at democratising a multilingual society. Martel (1999: 48) views such an approach as essential, even inevitable. The struggle of non-dominant language groups in ...
by Margaret Puskar-Pasewicz
Public demonstrations, such as protests, are the most widely recognized form of activism, but activism encompasses a broad range of advocacy including public discussion, applications of one's profession, engaging in boycotts, and direct ...
Volume 1: Religion by Samuel S. Hill
''Social activism'' is hardly the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of religion in the South. Historically, most southern Christians have emphasized obedience to the powers that be, political quietism and conservatism, personal ( as ...
Movements, Histories, and Motivations by David E. Lowes
ACTIVISM/ACTIVIST ers, medical bureaucrats and doctors - and of pharmaceuticals corporation executives as well.
org ACTIVISM/ACTIVIST are terms used to ...
Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender
ACTIVISM Activism is a broad concept. Whereas activism refers primarily to political actions, ...
by John M. Herrick, Paul H. Stuart
From the 1990s onward, such activism had a substantial impact on public policy and law on some issue fronts. As it did elsewhere, the activist movement always contained both radical and reformist currents. Activists have debated the merits of ...
by Donald P. Haider-Markel
Massachusetts, known as the Bay State, has a history of political and social activism. It was one of the first colonies established in America and one of the original 13 states.The first battles of the Revolutionary War were fought on its soil after ...
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- Activism Meaning
Video shows what activism means. The practice of using action to achieve a result, such as political demonstration or a strike in support of or in opposition to an ...
- Facebook Activism meaning and pronunciation
The illusion of dedication to a cause through no-commitment awareness groups. Specifically in reference to Facebook groups centered around political issues.
- LEAD-K: Language, Activism, Pictures -- Fighting For Deaf Children
Three women tell us about LEAD-K, an organization working towards getting all Deaf children Kindergarten ready. They share the personal stories that led them ...
- The Endangered Languages of South America: Grassroots Language Activism & New Media
This presentation was given by Anna Luisa Daigneault at the United Nations Symposium on Language on May 1st, 2012. After giving a brief introduction to ...
- Adding the verb: Theatre, education, and activism: Cathy Plourde at TEDxDirigo
Cathy Plourde is the founder and Director of Add Verb Productions, which is now housed at the University of New England. Trained as a teacher with a ...
- Agnes Trzak: Phallologocentrism in Animal Activism: Language as Oppression at IARC 2014
- Rising Voices Spotlight: Indigenous Language Digital Activism
Rising Voices Spotlight: Indigenous Language Digital Activism Speaker: Subhashish Panigrahi Programme Officer, Centre for Internet and Society Wikimedian, ...
- English Language Learners Activism
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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1V4I1S1M3
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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