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A Women's Liberation march in Washington, D.C., 1970

Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental change, or stasis. Various forms of activism range from writing letters to newspapers or politicians, political campaigning, economic activism such as boycotts or preferentially patronizing businesses, rallies, street marches, strikes, sit-ins, and hunger strikes. Research is beginning to explore how activist groups in the United States<ref name="Advocacy 2.0">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> and Canada are using social media to facilitate civic engagement and collective action.<ref name="Obar">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


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A Women's Liberation march in Washington, D.C., 1970

Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental change, or stasis. Various forms of activism range from writing letters to newspapers or politicians, political campaigning, economic activism such as boycotts or preferentially patronizing businesses, rallies, street marches, strikes, sit-ins, and hunger strikes. Research is beginning to explore how activist groups in the United States<ref name="Advocacy 2.0">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> and Canada are using social media to facilitate civic engagement and collective action.<ref name="Obar">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


Activism sections
Intro  Types  The Internet  Activism industry  Methods  See also  References  Further reading  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Types
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