disenfranchised population

A group of persons without a home or political voice, who live at the whims of a host
Examples Homeless, refugees of war and natural disasters

disenfranchised population

Social medicine A group of persons without a home or political voice, who live at the whims of a host Examples Homeless, refugees of war and natural disasters. See Homelessness, Refugee.
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Essentials of Correctional Nursing regards the patients in criminal justice settings as a disenfranchised population and argues that nurses strive to deliver care that reduces suffering and improves the quality of life for not only incarcerated individuals, but also their families and the community at large.
The Joint List accomplished in this recent election what was thought impossible: making an Arab list the third largest in the Knesset and restoring some hope in the democratic process among a disenfranchised population.
8220;It's about working to meaningfully reintegrate a disenfranchised population back into our society.
Every solution I've heard so far involves moving the problem somewhere else, not dealing with the reality that we have a huge disenfranchised population as a result of social engineering policy changes over the past 30 years.
It has been a long road in work servicing the most disenfranchised population in this city and this country," Rodriguez said.
In looking back on my career, I realize I'm most proud of the VITA program, because i have encouraged so many students to use acquired skills to help a disenfranchised population," Weinstein said.
It's doubtful that the traditionally disenfranchised population will have much power in shaping the new New Orleans.
Brave Heart (1999) coined the term Historical Trauma Response to describe the violation of selfhood, how a classified group feels in relation to being identified by self or others as part of a historically disenfranchised population.
RMS may fare better asBT has less ADSL coverage in the Midlands than in the South and a greater disenfranchised population.
These tensions reflect the failure of a political and economic system that is unable to bring a satisfactory answer to the growing poverty and anger within Egypt's disenfranchised population.
Founded the largest private medical clinic in San Francisco for the city's needy and disenfranchised population
For this disenfranchised population, unemployed with no hope of a better life, extremism is one easy solution that provides a religious rationale for the problems of modern life.