Activism is a policy of vigorous action both social and political. Modern youth are less involved in political and social activism. Activism is protest or dissent. Activism can have many political colors. Activism can bring about social change and political change.
There are many new terms for various methods or media for activism like Electronic Civil Disobedience and Hacktivism. Computerized activism started in the mid 1980s. The first version of PeaceNet appeared in early 1986. PeaceNet enabled political activists to communicate with one another across international borders with relative ease and speed.
Youth Activism Project - Youth
Activism Project engages youth to make decisions and don the role of an activist.
The Politics of Transformation - Local Activism in the Peace and Environmental Movements. Zisk studies the group and movement successes both short-run and long-run, and activist group adaptations to change in the larger social and political world in light of political upheaval in Eastern Europe.
How Did Sarah Bagley Contribute to the Ten-Hour Movement in Lowell and How Did Her Labor Activism Flow into Other Reform Movements, 1836-1870? by Teresa Murphy and Thomas Dublin.
How Did Women Participate in the
Underground Railroad? by Catherine Clinton.
How Did the First Jewish Women's Movement Draw
on Progressive Women's Activism and Jewish Traditions, 1893-1936? by Joyce Antler, Nina
Schwartz, and Claire Uziel.
American Indian Activism - American
Indian Activism - Alcatraz to the Longest Walk
Anspach Renee R., 1979, Political Activism Among the Disabled and Mental Patients, in Social Science and Medicine.
Black Pentecostal Activism
Understanding the "new" black
Pentecostal activism: lessons from ecumenical urban ministries in Boston - Sociology of
Religion, Spring, 1999 by Omar M. McRoberts
BJS Online - Half-belief and the paradox of ritual instrumental activism: a theory of modern superstition - Colin Campbell - The fact that superstition persists in modern industrial societies is identified as a continuing problem for sociology. Recognizing the central importance of the value of instrumental activism in contemporary society and the tension that this necessarily creates in individuals where the 'rational' response is inactivity and resignedness. Addressing the distinctive features of modern superstition without the necessity of representing it as equivalent to magic or invoking a-historical theories of 'human nature'.