strategy

Taking social action

Synonyms:
Taking public action
Description:
Working to alleviate social problems.
Claim:
Emphasis on achievable action programmes instead of idealistic theories, accomplishes social reform.
Counter Claim:
1. Because social problems are so interconnected, even well-meaning intervention creates new problems as it solves existing ones.

2. Social action often creates dependency either on the actors or the sources from which assistance is derived, such as the government.

Broader:
Activism
Subjects:
Action
Social
Public
Type Classification:
B: Basic universal strategies