powerless group

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It is essentially a study of this seemingly powerless group and its efforts to adapt and survive in the potentially hostile environment along Maine's rugged coast" (2) will probably raise their eyebrows at the end.
107) and then goes on to claim that when members of the powerless group attempt to confront the more powerful group with their own view of how things are, "they encounter a dismissal that takes the form of bemused puzzlement" (p.
With Soldier, Jordan returns to the realm of children, whom she classifies as the most universally powerless group of people on earth, and beginning with herself, gives them voice.
Traditionally, the demands of care giving have been used as a rationale for seeing parents of children with disabilities as a fairly powerless group who often found themselves at the mercy of professional service providers and public administrators.
For a time after the conversion, they asked me to be a member of the Franchise Advisory Committee, but that turned out to be a powerless group, as UPS clearly did not want any input from us franchisees and eventually stopped communicating with us and cancelled the advisory committee meetings.
A national leader of the mental health consumer movement, he has played a major role in transforming the movement from a small number of relatively powerless groups and individuals to a large number of well-funded consumer organizations and consumer-operated services in nearly every state.
The research has shown that powerless groups have difficulty taking control of their destiny due to internalized beliefs regarding their own inferiority.
They are the organisations which have helped families with babies sickened by toxic milk formula, or who have raised the profile of powerless groups, such as migrant workers and peasants.
Prior to this, knowledge and experience of police brutality was restricted to the most marginalised and powerless groups.
Waksman, like others in American studies, finds powerless groups in the United States struggling against "the li mits of noise and technology, of racial cooperation and sexual liberation" (p.
This strain emphasized the need to provide space for voices of relatively powerless groups and individuals who are typically pressed to the margins of public life.