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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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Activism
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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...
Public Relations as Activism (2013)
Postmodern Approaches to Theory & Practice by Derina R. Holtzhausen
Activism means living life meaningfully, consciously, actively, honestly, responsibly, calling things the way you see them, intolerant of practices that marginalize, dehumanize, and discriminate, speaking truth to power. Activism also means ...
Writing Environments (2005)
by Sidney I. Dobrin, Christopher J. Keller
Activism is a necessary function of democracy, yet activism has been redefined in contemporary America as an antidemocratic activity.
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 ...
Hedge Fund Activism (2008)
The variable activism is an indicator variable taking the value = 1 when the blockholder files an activist filing (13D) and value = 0 when the blockholder files a passivist filing (13G). Aggressive Activism is an indicator variable = 1 when the ...
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: ...
Contemporary India (2009)
Economy, Society, Politics by Neera Chandhoke, Praveen Priyadarshi
Judicial activism is a necessary byproduct of this evolution process. A historical survey of this judicial evolution is not intended...
Judicial activism is the most vigorous form of judicial initiative. It is an extended form of judicial assertiveness.
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, Marta Elvira, Jacobo Ramirez
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...
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 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 ...
by Vincent N. Parrillo
Identity politics refers to political activism of various social movements including, but not limited to, the civil rights movement, feminist movements, gay and lesbian movements, ethnic separatist movements for political recognition, ...
by Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao
environmental activism) from which a representative Q sample of 30 to 50 statements is selected, such as, "No one, ...
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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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