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
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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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Unemployment comes with its own set of socio-economic consequences, with a disgruntled and disenfranchised population tending to vote in governments that promise to reverse the globalisation process and secure jobs for them - not necessarily the perfect recipe for an economic boom.
African Americans constitute 36 percent of the overall disenfranchised population and are disenfranchised at four times the rate of non-Black citizens.
Although Abadi won some credibility for the military victories against ISIS, it did not translate into electoral popularity among a disenfranchised population. His Dawa party, which has been in power for much of the past decade, dropped into third place in the electoral vote share -- a clear expression that Iraqis were demanding more than just security.
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. Potential projects discussed include a railway line to transport phosphate from Syrian mines, which Russia has secured the rights to develop, while a loan of $1 billion from Iran to the Syrian government is being prepared on condition that it is used solely for the purchase of Iranian goods, the news website Syria Deeply claimed.
There are too many similarities to count, but they include an American peace process that is going nowhere; a frustrated and disenfranchised population; a rise in irregular militias; and an increasingly fragmented insurgency with new splinter groups starting to pledge allegiance to ISIL.
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. If the list can harness the momentum it has generated, it could significantly change Israeli politics in the foreseeable future.
“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.