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Synonyms for activistic

advocating or engaged in activism


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Connection is the objective of action, unless it turns activistic or anxious, becoming its own false promise.
Her model indicates that transformational coping, positive health behaviors, and activistic social support may be qualitative indicators of hardiness, and their presence represents an expression of hardiness as its three inherent synergistic components: control, commitment, and challenge.
(62.) Chapter 38 of Laozi speaks of "foreknowledge" (qianshi) as "the embellishment of the Dao and the beginning of dullness." Wang Bi's glosses foreknowledge as "knowing something before others," which describes men of "inferior virtue.- who are activistic and labor over worldly matters, but only to achieve an adverse end.
[as] a particularly functional strategy for the social and cultural survival of indigenous peoples who have become minorities in their own lands." (30) Through musical interplays that share the internalization and externalization of colonial imports, Marshallese women convey the stakes of their marginalized positions by reasserting their voices and activistic mobility as central to projects of survival, such as preserving indigenous knowledge, communicating with (and within) systems of power, and securing cultural protection and human rights as the women reimagine "autonomy" and "globalization" from their space "between." (31)
These classroom practices should be critical, socially participatory, experiential, academically rigorous, activistic, joyful, visionary, and culturally sensitive.
For them, "development is the activistic, relational, qualitative transformation of the given circumstances, the existing environment, the totality" (Newman & Holzman, 1997, p.
It would also be over-generous to say that these artworks constitute an activistic comment on the 'loss' of craftsmanship in contemporary art by making it apparent, because arguably, craftsmanship is far from lost within the spectrum of art practice today.
What we need, then, is to abandon this one-sided, Western activistic outlook, lest we degrade the Church to a product of our creation and design.
West (2004) refers to the 1950's and 1960's as a period in which "a democratic awakening and activistic energy emerged to keep our democratic project afloat" (23) pointing the three traditions of a commitment to Socratic questioning, a commitment to prophetic justice, and a commitment to tragicomic hope.
In its forays into government, religion has often functioned in "Calvinist form," which Noll describes as "direct and activistic application of religious principles to public problems." Examining the role of religious beliefs and arguments in the controversy over slavery, Noll maintains that the Civil War was fundamentally a religious war involving different interpretations of the Bible, whereby both sides cited Biblical passages to support their positions.