What does collective action mean?

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col·lec·tive ac·tion

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  1. Collective action

    Collective action is traditionally defined as any action aiming to improve the group’s conditions, which is enacted by a representative of the group. It is a term that has formulations and theories in many areas of the social sciences including psychology, sociology, political science and economics.

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How to say collective action in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collective action in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collective action in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of collective action in a Sentence

  1. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We would welcome a common platform for collective action against the terrorists.

  2. Alexis Tsipras:

    At some point, we have to decide to cut the Gordian Knot, take collective action, and ignore the political consequences.

  3. India Governor Raghuram Rajan:

    If you stop doing it, your exchange rate appreciates significantly and you get burnt on the way up if it gets really strong, we may need more global, not so much coordination, but collective action.

  4. Justin Trudeau:

    Canada is unwavering in our commitment to fight climate change and support clean economic growth, canadians know we need to take decisive and collective action to tackle the many harsh realities of our changing climate.

  5. Kristie Ebi:

    A small group of very angry mothers changed all the laws in the United States, it is possible to make rapid change in short periods of time. We need the collective action and individual action and change. This is possible.

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