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a policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal

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Dr Mallah, a human rights activist and a leader of the Women's Action Forum, spoke on 'Academic activism, its scope, limitations and future: a critical analysis'.
From a 2014 workshop on the history of women's activism in various countries from the middle of the 20th century to the early 21st, 14 papers look at redefining feminism, reconsidering "second wave" feminist genealogies, and transnational feminist linkages.
Teen activism is the focus of the June issue of VOYA Magazine.
Put differently, activism at one moment and in particular institutional domains sets legal precedent and frames subsequent activism in multiple domains.
Simply put, shareholder activism is when a minority shareholder, usually a hedge fund or private equity fund, believes it can unlock and increase value in its investments by influencing the company's behaviour.
The first chapter, "Knowledge Production, Learning, and Education in Social Movement Activism," begins by directly stating that the future is influenced through present and past struggles, by the choices made and theories that are developed by individuals or collectives, by "ordinary" people and so-called "experts.
Here the article will argue that synchronicity and connectivity between online and offline activism can be a factor that promotes the effectiveness of civic activism.
This work presents a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell (1950-2006) via a personal story of the novelist, journalist, and mental health advocate which examines Campbell's life and activism in two periods: first, as a student at the University of Pittsburgh during the 1960s Black student movement and, second, as a mental health advocate near the end of her life in 2006.
These letters, and the stories behind them, tell the history of shareholder activism through the last century from Benjamin Graham's battle with Northern Pipeline in the 1920s to Ross Perot's showdown with General Motors in the 1980s to the well-publicized exploits of today's fresh-faced hedge fund rabble-rousers.
Interactions with 29% activist(s) and extensive board discussions No interactions 14% with an activist(s) but extensive board discussions No interactions 39% with an activist(s) but limited board discussions Not concerned 18% about activism and no board discussions Source: PwC Note: Table made from pie chart.
Researchers studying issues surrounding social media and activism have worked mostly in developed, Western countries or, in the wake of the Arab Spring, nondemocratic countries.
Over the last several years we are witnessing an increasing interest towards the use of digital technologies for activism.
Companies that had all of these characteristics were nearly guaranteed to be a target of activism," points out lead author Tim Bartley.
Last week's open letter by Marcato to the management of American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) has rekindled a simmering debate over the merits and dangers of investor activism in REITs.
Medical Center) presents a three-volume set containing 45 chapters on the global challenges and emerging issues in politics, policy, and activism surrounding HIV/AIDS, authored by public health, human rights, development, sociology, HIV, epidemiology, political science, psychology, anthropology, and other researchers from around the world.