social action

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Noun1.social action - a social policy of reform (especially socioeconomic reform)
social policy - a policy of for dealing with social issues
affirmative action - a policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities; "affirmative action has been extremely controversial and was challenged in 1978 in the Bakke decision"
fence mending - social action to improve poor relations (especially in politics); "they moved forward from a period of fence mending to substantive changes in the country"
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19, 2010 (TAP) - A signing ceremony of a draft agreement between the Mutual Insurance Company of Post and Telecom, Tunisian Post and the Association sportive des postes et telecoms de Tunis (ASPTT) on the one hand, and Ente Nationale Democratico di Azione Sociale (ENDAS), on the other, was held on Tuesday in Tunisia, under the chairmanship of Communication Technologies Minister Mohamed Naceur Ammar.
Piero Benedetti, chairman of the Ente Nationale Democratico di Azione Sociale, praised the co- operation and friendship relations between the two countries and voiced his organisation's interest in developing co- operation in the cultural, sporting and social field.
Parmeggiani, using Eco's definition of intellectuals as "apocalittici" or "integrati," defines Berto as an apocalittico rather than a qualunquista, whose goal was "denunciare la crisi dei principali sistemi di pensiero e azione sociale, politica ed economica della modernita occidentale--quello marxista e quello che definisce cristiano-liberal-capitalista" (44).