Collective behavior
The expression collective behavior was first used by Robert E. Park (1921), and employed later by Herbert Blumer (1939), Ralph Turner and Lewis Killian (1957), and Neil Smelser (1962) to refer to soci...
Social movement
Social movements are a type of group action. They are large, sometimes informal, groupings of individuals or organizations which focus on specific political or social issues. In other words, they carr...
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ParoleWatch
ParoleWatch was a website that provided public access to data on convicted felons in New York State who were coming up for parole review. The project's aim was to let citizens "communicate their views...
Piłsudskiite
A Piłsudskiite (Polish: Piłsudczyk) was a supporter of Poland's Marshal Józef Piłsudski, founder of the World War I-era Polish Legions and the first Chief of State of the Second Republic of Poland...
World Brotherhood Colonies
World Brotherhood Colonies are an idea for self-sustaining spiritual communities envisioned by Paramahansa Yogananda, the Indian yogi and author of Autobiography of a Yogi and founder of Self-Realizat...
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The Making of a Counter Culture
The Making of a Counter Culture: Reflections on the Technocratic Society and Its Youthful Opposition is a work of non-fiction by Theodore Roszak originally published in 1969.Roszak "first came to publ...
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Slapton, Devon
3°39′W / 50.300°N 3.650°W / 50.300; -3.650 Slapton is a village in Devon, England. It is located near the A379 road between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth, and lies within the Sout...
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Social model of disability
The social model of disability is a reaction to the dominant medical model of disability which in itself is a functional analysis of the body as machine to be fixed in order to conform with normative ...
Activist knowledge
'Activist knowledge' or 'dissident knowledge', refers to the ideological and ideational aspects of social movements such as challenging or reformulating dominant political ideas and ideologies, and de...
Seize the Day Inc.
Seize the Day Inc. is a conservative motivational business seminar company located in Winchester, Nevada. Motivational speakers have included Laura Bush, Bill O'Reilly, Terry Bradshaw, Ben Stein, Ph...
Richard Warman
Richard Warman is an Ottawa-based lawyer who is active in human rights law. Warman worked for the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) from July 2002 until March 2004. He is best known as the prima...
Inclusion (disability rights)
Inclusion is a term used by people with disabilities and other disability rights advocates for the idea that all people should freely, openly and without pity accommodate any person with a disability ...
Veggies of Nottingham
Veggies of Nottingham, also known as Veggies Catering Campaign, is a campaigning group based in Nottingham, England, promoting ethical alternatives to mainstream fast food. It does this by hosting eve...
New Age Gaian
Gaianism (also referred to as Gaian Religion, with an offshoot termed "New Age Gaian") is an earth-centered philosophical, holistic, and spiritual viewpoint that shares expressions with various religi...
Incident at Oglala
Incident at Oglala is a 1992 documentary by Michael Apted, narrated by Robert Redford. The film documents the murder of two Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, Jack R. Coler and Ronald A. William...
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Laurel Pop Festival
The Laurel Pop Festival was a music festival held at the Laurel Race Course in Laurel, MD on July 11–12, 1969.The festival featured Buddy Guy, Al Kooper, Jethro Tull, Johnny Winter, Edwin Hawkins and ...
Animal Rights Hall of Fame
The Animal Rights National Conference has been organized since 2000 by the Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM).FARM was also responsible for an earlier series of annual conferences, named Action For Li...
Freeganism
Freeganism is the practice of reclaiming and eating food that has been discarded. Freegans and freeganism are often seen as part of a wider "anti-consumerist" ideology, and freegans often employ a ran...
Tobin tax
A Tobin tax, suggested by Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Laureate economist James Tobin, was originally defined as a tax on all spot conversions of one currency into another. The tax is int...
Soul retrieval
Robert Allan Monroe, also known as Bob Monroe (October 30, 1915 – March 17, 1995), was a radio broadcasting executive who became known for his research into altered consciousness and founding The Monr...
Disabled veteran street vendors
Disabled veteran street vendors in New York are legally exempt from municipal regulations on street vendors, under a 19th-century New York state law. As of 2004, there were 374 permitted disabled vete...
James Wesley Rawles
James Wesley, Rawles (born 1960) is an American author, best known for his survivalist-genre Patriots novel series, which have achieved bestseller status on the New York Times list. Rawles is a former...
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Genoa Social Forum
The Genoa Social Forum is a coalition of movements, political parties and societies opposed to capitalist globalisation. It was created in 2000, a year before the scheduled 27th G8 summit in Genoa in...
European Citizens' Initiative
The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) was introduced with the Treaty of Lisbon, aimed at increasing direct democracy in the European Union. The initiative enables one million EU citizens, who are na...
Slow programming
The slow programming movement is part of the slow movement. It is a software development philosophy that emphasises careful design, quality code, software testing and thinking. It strives to avoid klu...
Men's Divisions International
MDI (formerly known as Men's Divisions International) is a mutual benefit not-for-profit organization that has been active in the United States and Canada since 2000. The organization's focuses are o...
Greater Hungary (political concept)
Hungarian irredentism is a broad umbrella term consisting of irredentist and pan-nationalist political ideas. The idea is associated with Hungarian revisionism. Its main goal is to restore the pre-WW1...
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Joy Bale Boone
Joy Bale Boone (October 29, 1912 – October 3, 2002) is best known for her career in poetry and devotion to the arts. She was also active in the women's liberation movement throughout her life. Althoug...
Halifax Initiative
The Halifax Initiative is a liberal coalition of Canadian non-governmental organizations for public interest work and education on international financial institutions.Canadian non-governmental organi...
Nambassa
Nambassa was a series of hippie-conceived festivals held between 1976 and 1981 on large farms around Waihi and Waikino in New Zealand. They were music, arts and alternatives festivals that focused on ...
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Ariel Salleh
Ariel Salleh is an Australian sociologist who writes on social ecology and ecofeminism. In contrast to idealist ecofeminisms coming from philosophy and cultural studies, Salleh's analysis is close to ...