Reform movement

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A reform movement is a type of social movement that aims to bring a social or political system closer to the community's ideal.wikipedia
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Jeremy Bentham

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Reformers also used the scientific methodology of Jeremy Bentham and the utilitarians to design specific reforms, and especially to provide for government inspection to guarantee their successful operation.
Jeremy Bentham (15 February 1748 [ O.S. 4 February 1747] – 6 June 1832) was an English philosopher, jurist, and social reformer regarded as the founder of modern utilitarianism.

Revolutionary movement

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A reform movement is distinguished from more radical social movements such as revolutionary movements which reject those old ideals in the ideas are often grounded in liberalism, although they may be rooted in socialist (specifically, social democratic) or religious concepts.
Goodwin distinguishes between a conservative (reformist) and radical revolutionary movements, depending on how much of a change they want to introduce.

Francis Place

The London Working Men's Association, under the guidance of Francis Place, found itself in the midst of a great unrest.
Francis Place (3 November 1771 in London – 1 January 1854 in London) was an English social reformer.

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

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Earl Grey, Lord Melbourne and Robert Peel were leaders of Parliament during the earlier years of the British reform movement.
A member of the Whig Party, he was a long-time leader of multiple reform movements, most famously the Reform Act 1832.

Social movement

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A reform movement is a type of social movement that aims to bring a social or political system closer to the community's ideal.

Reactionary

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Reactionary movements, which can arise against any of these, attempt to put things back the way they were before any successes the new reform movement(s) enjoyed, or to prevent any such successes.
He opposed democratic and parliamentary institutions but favoured modernising existing structures by gradual reform.

George Ripley (transcendentalist)

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George Ripley (October 3, 1802 – July 4, 1880) was an American social reformer, Unitarian minister, and journalist associated with Transcendentalism.

Lucretia Mott

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Lucretia Mott (née Coffin; January 3, 1793 – November 11, 1880) was a U.S. Quaker, abolitionist, women's rights activist, and social reformer.

Social change

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Some rely on personal transformation; others rely on small collectives, such as Mahatma Gandhi's spinning wheel and the self-sustaining village economy, as a mode of social change.

Second Great Awakening

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Known commonly as antebellum reform, this phenomenon included reforms in against the consumption of alcohol, for women's rights and abolition of slavery, and a multitude of other issues faced by society.

International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women and Children

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The growth of the social reform movement during the late 19th century gave momentum to international efforts by women's rights groups, social hygiene activists, and others, to address trafficking in women and children and its role in prostitution and labour exploitation.

Hindu reform movements

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The Arya Samaj is a monotheistic Hindu reform movement founded in India by Swami Dayananda in 1875 at Bombay.

Emancipation reform of 1861

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The emancipation reform of 1861 that freed the 23 million serfs was the single most important event in 19th-century Russian history, and the beginning of the end for the landed aristocracy's monopoly of power.

Judicial reform of Alexander II

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A new penal code and a greatly simplified system of civil and criminal procedure also came into operation.

Liberalism

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A reform movement is distinguished from more radical social movements such as revolutionary movements which reject those old ideals in the ideas are often grounded in liberalism, although they may be rooted in socialist (specifically, social democratic) or religious concepts.

Socialism

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A reform movement is distinguished from more radical social movements such as revolutionary movements which reject those old ideals in the ideas are often grounded in liberalism, although they may be rooted in socialist (specifically, social democratic) or religious concepts.

Social democracy

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A reform movement is distinguished from more radical social movements such as revolutionary movements which reject those old ideals in the ideas are often grounded in liberalism, although they may be rooted in socialist (specifically, social democratic) or religious concepts.

Religion

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A reform movement is distinguished from more radical social movements such as revolutionary movements which reject those old ideals in the ideas are often grounded in liberalism, although they may be rooted in socialist (specifically, social democratic) or religious concepts.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Some rely on personal transformation; others rely on small collectives, such as Mahatma Gandhi's spinning wheel and the self-sustaining village economy, as a mode of social change.

Non-cooperation movement

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Some rely on personal transformation; others rely on small collectives, such as Mahatma Gandhi's spinning wheel and the self-sustaining village economy, as a mode of social change.

Radicalism (historical)

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The Radical movement campaigned for electoral reform, against child labour, for a reform of the Poor Laws, free trade, educational reform, prison reform, and public sanitation.

Electoral reform

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The Radical movement campaigned for electoral reform, against child labour, for a reform of the Poor Laws, free trade, educational reform, prison reform, and public sanitation.

Opposition to the English Poor Laws

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The Radical movement campaigned for electoral reform, against child labour, for a reform of the Poor Laws, free trade, educational reform, prison reform, and public sanitation.