social policy

Definitions of social policy
  1. noun
    a policy of for dealing with social issues
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    a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa
    a policy of the Soviet government allowing freer discussion of social problems
    social action
    a social policy of reform (especially socioeconomic reform)
    the policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)
    affirmative action
    a policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities
    fence mending
    social action to improve poor relations (especially in politics)
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    a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
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