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  • Political Activism

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    most countries has made activism so much easier. People can say and write whatever they want publicly and oppose government or popular belief without suffering any consequences. Also, they get to share their views on the internet as well without worrying about government intervention. A lot of authors use the freedom of media to their advantage by writing books that send out a political message. An example of an author who has used his books for political activism is Edward Said. Edward Said

  • The Sixties Activism

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    As the Fifties came to a close and the Sixties arrived in America, so too did the impact of the events from decades past arrive in the collective consciousness of Americans which showed in the type of political activism that American’s in the Sixties displayed. As the lingering effects of World War II has lessened, the strong feeling of ensuring that such an event not happen again pervaded in the American public’s consciousness, and its way of life. While the Fifties showed the United States look

  • women activism

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    Women's Activism in the 20th Century History accounts for the great contributions of women in promoting social justice, particularly in uplifting the morale and functions of women in the society. From being the oppressed gender, various women managed to change the traditional roles of women by fighting for their rights to be heard and for them to given equal opportunities. These women boldly stood against gender stereotypes of women and proved the entire world that they could defy conventions.

  • Social Activism

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    Activism is not where you originate from or where you are located, it’s what you do. Activism allows us to make social changes; this can occur in many different ways. It allows us to make a change in the world through political, social, economic, and sometimes even through environmental changes. It’s usually lead by individuals but the majority of the time people gather collectively through social movements. An activist is the principal of a social movement. Activist arouses particular information

  • Environmental Activism

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    world. While humanist environmentalism remains in its academic setting, Deep Ecology has inspired people to begin education t! he culture of extinction about the necessity of environmental humility. Some have likened the theory and practice of this activism to the civil rights movement of the 60s, a new civil rights movement seeking moral recognition for that vast part of the biosphere-the nonhuman-that the Enlightenment spurned.Earth First! represents the "rage" and reaction that radical

  • Restraint and Activism

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    Restraint and Activism Judicial activism is loosely defined as decisions or judgements handed down by judges that take a broad interpretation of the constitution. It is a decision that is more of a reflection of how the judge thinks the law should be interpreted rather than how the law has or was intended to be interpreted. There are many examples of judicial activism; examples include the opinions of Sandra Day O'Connor in the Lynch v. Donnelly and the Wallace v. Jaffree trials. Sandra Day

  • Judicial Activism

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    Judicial Activism: A Necessary Action      Judicial activism is rarely needed, but when it is employed, it is only in the most dire of circumstances. It is the broad interpretation of the constitution of the United States by the Supreme Court. Some argue that this should not be done, but if it had not been, slavery would still exist in America. It is obvious that in some cases, it is necessary to expand civil rights beyond what the constitution explicitly states

  • Judicial Activism

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    be wary of judicial activism and be able to recognize it, determine if it exists on our current Supreme Court, and ultimately hold our highest court to the initial intent for which it was first created. For many, judicial activism means any judgment that does not meet their own political purposes. Therefore, before having a discussion on judicial activism, there must first be an agreed upon definition of what actually constitutes judicial activism. In The Challenge of

  • Cultural Activism

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    Cultural Activism In our society we have the convenience of technology--computers, television (the media, film, and video), and other means of communication with the general public. Our society has developed ways to convey ideas and beliefs through the use of technology. In other parts of the world, there are still some societies that are not aware of this technology that our society embraces. However, the growth of technology will soon reach and combine with "traditional" cultural societies

  • Children Activism

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    Children Activism The Special Session on Children is an unprecedented meeting of the UN General Assembly dedicated to the children and adolescents of the world. It will bring together government leaders and Heads of State, NGOs, children's advocates and young people themselves from 19-21 September 2001 at the United Nations in New York City. The gathering will present a great opportunity to change the way the world views and treats children. A follow-up to the 1990 World Summit for