SOCIAL MOVEMENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the deliberate and organised effort of people and groups to seek change or to resist change. This emerges and operates outside political institutions. See community action group; social action program. SOCIAL MOVEMENT: "An example of a social movement is the reformist movement." Related Psychology Terms POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY SOCIAL ACTION SOCIAL ENGINEER SOCIAL ACTION PROGRAM SOCIAL CHANGE GROUP SOCIAL EVOLUTION SOCIAL DYNAMICS CURRICULUM EX-PATIENT CLUB Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL MOVEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-movement/ (accessed January 17, 2020).