reform movement

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a movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms

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Boujemaa Remili, chairman of the party's national council said the national conference on economic and social reform should bring together social components and political parties, including those represented in parliament.
Thus, this study of food habits usefully explores tensions between the competing ideals of social reform and individualism, demonstrating that the significance of human consumption choices always transcends that of sustenance.
Lebanon demonstrated the need for more robust social reform and wealth redistribution organized by governments, according to Abdel-Samad.
Social reform programs including education, health care and human capital are also being carried out in cooperation with the EU.
Carolina Academic Press (Durham, NC) has just released "Complex Litigation: Cases and Materials on Litigating for Social Change," a new casebook that focuses on complex cases brought by lawyers seeking to promote social reform.
The event serves as a platform to promote and develop political, economic and social reform in the region, give regional businesses and civil society groups the arena to express their goals and ideas on the key developments impacting the region, as well as define a collective agenda and common platform for progress.
He told AMs: "We should grasp the opportunity to start the last great social reform.
Robert Hunter, having already made an impact on social reform, demonstrated for the first time that poverty was preventable by appropriate government action.
First, one must distinguish between a parent's right to be the primary educator of their children and projects which are designed to motivate social reform such as STT.
Childers traces legislative debates, social reform agendas, political struggles, and popular perceptions concerning paternal authority and responsibility to underscore their symbolic centrality in a discourse concerning nation, state, and citizenship and to argue that there existed "a vibrant and critical discussion of paternity in the French state among participants from all across the political spectrum.
Formalist churches, by which she means Presbyterians and Congregationalists, initially resisted revivalism and supported social reform as a means of extending moral order beyond their congregations.
She also praised Lloyd and Mary Morain's popular 1954 book, Humanism as the Next Step, mentioning the possibility of using it to assist with her social reform programs.
Their observations of America and their place in it are nuanced and complex, but their reality speaks to an inevitable implosion unless there is visionary social reform.
This important book examines the Social Gospel movement and its influence on social reform and social service activity well beyond the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the usual temporal boundaries of the Social Gospel.
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