SOCIAL MOVEMENT

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL MOVEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-movement/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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