What is social action?

According to Max Weber, ‘Social Action’ isindividual or group behaviour that involves interaction with other individuals or groups, especially organised action towards social reform.– (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/social-action)

To define Max Weber’s Social Action theory, I will introduce the small, yet aptly named organisation  ‘Villages in Action’. This organisation “…is Devon’s rural touring scheme. Working with volunteer promoters in each of our villages, we bring world class performers and professionally-run arts workshops to Devon doorsteps.” – In other words this group gives locals the opportunity to get involved with developing entertainments in their surrounding area. It is a prime example of action toward social reform.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s