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Social Change: Fighting Violence against women

Consider how the legal and political process might be effectively and creatively employed as tools of social change in the service of a topic or cause that is important.

Describe one concrete action of social change that could be taken using the legal and political process to further the change of the violence against women act.

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Social Change

Social change is, simply put, the phenomenon wherein changes happen and can be seen within society. Generally, social change is referred to as a positive development, that opportunity that happens when certain elements, factors and conditions cause for ideal events to happen, which in turn leads to resolution of certain social issues. Social change is an important element in the political process. Society and social dynamics are all about politics and the question of who has the most power and influence in society, who can cause certain reforms, certain events to happen which, upon critical analysis, can result for ideal changes to happen. Social change happens, for example, when the political process leads to a reorganization of the state or nation, or when social issues are resolved or when new measures are put in place to lead towards the development of society in general and of individual citizens from a micro perspective.

Social Issue

A social issue that requires social change to happen is that of violence against women, and it is not an issue in one culture alone - it ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of how social change can happen through the legal and political process with a particular focus on the issue of violence against women. An outline for such a paper is suggested. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.