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social action

individual or group behavior that involves interaction with other individuals or groups, especially organized action toward social reform.
1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • There was no social action, he wrote, that was not subject to the law of unintended consequences.
  • social action is not a consequence of belief, in other words.
  • social action seems to get no one anything, except possibly laid or killed.
  • He is also known among philosophers for his ideas on ethics and the basis of good social action.
  • But in a building behind the main hotel, an expansive refuge was also constructed, and it's worlds away from the social action.
  • social action workers are not leaders, but facilitators.

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