disempowerment love


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  • n. The act of disempowering
  • n. The condition of being disempowered; powerlessness


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  • This resulted in disempowerment, lack of focus, a lot of self-doubt, and fear of sharing any "un-massaged" news at the risk of being another casualty of new-CEO-itis.

    The Plight of CEOs

  • Citing the case of a school where one in six pupils was black, and there were no blacks on the governing body, he said legislators had to take note of the "disempowerment" of people who had no voice in their schools.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It did because it drew the connection between the whole range of concerns and frustrations about downsizing and disempowerment which is a big theme of this book, and the way that economic forces, as well as cultural forces, contribute to the erosion of community and citizenship.

    Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy

  • Worse, since drill-n-kill programs make an end-run around reputedly incompetent teachers, it is children in public schools -- rather than private, elitist charter schools -- that end up suffering computer disempowerment.

    Miguel Guhlin: Nurture Human Talents

  • Can it be a coincidence that we have language for the primary disempowerment for men, but not for women?

    Miriam Pollack: Circumcision: Identity, Gender And Power

  • We have no language, no conceptual structure, no word to claim, much less attempt to heal the experience of core female disempowerment.

    Miriam Pollack: Circumcision: Identity, Gender And Power

  • He is one of more than a thousand children in the community growing up beneath a shroud of disempowerment, hunger and violence.

    A new spirit of community

  • This social ethic, which once lay at the heart of Tanzanian identity, has disintegrated under the weight of enduring disempowerment and deep impoverishment.

    A new spirit of community

  • What disturbed me was the disempowerment of even the most passionate and devoted parents who have resigned themselves to believing that schools, not parents, have ownership over their children's education.

    Lisa Nielsen: Empowered Parents Are the Solution to Ending This Race to Nowhere

  • But for women who are being forced, is not the most likely outcome that they would now be forced to stay inside: leading to further disempowerment?

    2009 June : Law is Cool


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