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Globalisation and UK education


Political activism

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What does it mean?

Broadly defined, political activism refers to any action designed to bring about, promote, obstruct, influence or prevent a social, political, economic or environmental policy or decision. The type of activity engaged in ranges from sending letters or emails, attending meetings, joining and/or making donations to particular groups, taking part in strikes, marches or demonstrations, through to disrupting events, chaining or gluing oneself to roads or structures, and even engaging in acts of violence.

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