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Empowerment Through Planning and Policy Making

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter applies the nine conditions for empowerment introduced in Chapter 4 to participating in planning and policy making at the regional, state, or national levels. Participation can be ... More


Off-the-Books Lobbying, Electioneering, and the Special Purpose Entities That Do It

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on organizations other than lobbying firms and corporate in-house lobbyists that also engage in lobbying. These include advocacy groups, think tanks, public policy organizations, ... More


Deliberation, Accountability, and Interest

Anne Phillips

in The Politics of Presence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Deliberative democrats are usually opposed to group representation, criticize models of politics that rely on the aggregation of individual or group interest, and reject strict mechanisms of ... More


National Advocacy Groups for Older Adults

Linda Krogh Harootyan and Greg O’Neill

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0076
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on national advocacy groups for older adults. Although individual advocacy in social work is important and necessary, organizational advocacy is also essential, and has the ... More


Creating and Living Empowered Lives

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This concluding chapter summarizes the opportunities and limitations to empowering people with severe mental illness. It then explores the roles that the following parties play in promoting ... More


Conclusion: Politics and Lived Religion

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter discusses how the Christian Right is no longer the only public voice speaking for American evangelicals. Since 2004, alternative leaders and advocacy groups have stepped out ... More


“We Come Here to Remember”: Joining Advocacy Groups

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores how family members and survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing dealt with the death of their loved ones by joining advocacy groups. It shows how relationships between group ... More


“Online Tools for Offline Action” Neo-Federated Political Associations

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The most common criticism of netroots advocacy associations is that they engage in “clicktivism,” mobilizing large online publics to engage in simple online actions, with little real-world effect. ... More


4 “We Come Here to Remember”: Joining Advocacy Groups

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores how family members and survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing dealt with the death of their loved ones by joining advocacy groups. It shows how relationships between group ... More


Grassroots Action and Conflicted Environmental Justice

Peter C. Little

in Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760697
eISBN:
9780814764510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760697.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter looks at the advocacy groups that emerged as a result of IBM's contamination in Endicott. It specifically highlights three groups: the Citizens Acting to Restore Endicott's Environment ... More


The Patient Must Prescribe for the Doctor

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how the ideal of “doctor knows best” came under attack from multiple directions during the years between 1965 and 1975, leading one doctor to say that “the patient must ... More


The Politics of Israel: Relations with the American Jewish Community

Theodore Sasson

in Contemporary Israel: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479896806
eISBN:
9781479870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896806.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The perception that American Jews are distancing themselves from Israel is, in part, a result of the fact that engagement tends to grow during the life cycle; younger Jews are, therefore, likely to ... More


Race, Difference, and Genes

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter situates the CCR5 gene, specifically the Δ‎32 allele, in the contexts of four distinct yet related enterprises- race and genomics, Big Pharma, personalized medicine, and personal ... More


Multiracial identity and monoracial conflict: toward a new social justice framework

Andrew Jolivette

in Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes how, as multiracial subjects increase their participation in monoracial or non-ethnic specific organizations, they can a) transform advocacy groups founded on traditional ... More


Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement

Simon Avenell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867133
eISBN:
9780824873721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867133.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

What motivates people to become involved in issues beyond national borders and how are activists changed and movements transformed by reaching out to others a world away? Transnational Japan in the ... More


Research Institutes in SSR

Satyakam Joshi and Sadan Jha

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Research institutes engaged in social science research (SSR) constitute an important component of research infrastructure. The data is collected for 311 research institutes including autonomous ... More


Introduction

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book, bringing together ideas on public policy setting and implementation, organization theory, and social movements to shed light on the work of ... More


Partnering with Lawyers

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses ways of partnering and working with lawyers. It first considers the reasons why worker centers form partnerships with labor and employment (worker-side) attorneys, including ... More


Older People's Interest Organisations

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 3 outlines the origins and development of older people’s interest groups. It outlines their evolution in Europe and the United States from the late nineteenth century and the changing nature ... More


The Meritocratization of Civil Society

Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

in Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790631
eISBN:
9780191833151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790631.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Civil society organizations are, if not schools, at least pools of democracy. In the ‘third sector’, too, active engagement and participation ‘by the people’ have given way to meritocracy, or, in ... More


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