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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Development plans from both countries, however, are more likely to prioritize a return on political and military support than meeting the pressing needs of Syria's disenfranchised population.
The 1990s thus saw a wave of new wars where cities became the theatres of bloody conflicts between economically and/or politically disenfranchised population elements and contested power holders.
Marginalized or disenfranchised population segments in the city might foment instability, thereby causing resources to be diverted to maintaining order.
economically disenfranchised population are amongst a host of challenges
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.
They represent 24 percent of the total disenfranchised population and a whopping 13 percent of all voting-age African American men.
With eight ministry leadership positions in the new government under the control of his 40-seat-block of parliamentary delegates, the most important of which is the Iraqi Labour Ministry, the one with most influence over the majority of Iraq's disenfranchised population, Moqtada Al Sadr is now poised to move Iraq into a new direction--one that is almost certain not to be to America's liking.
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.