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  • 1 Advocacy journalism — is a genre of journalism that intentionally and transparently adopts a non objective viewpoint, usually for some social or political purpose. Because it is intended to be factual, it is distinguished from propaganda. It is also distinct from… …

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  • 2 Advocacy Advertising — The use of marketing used to support a particular message or cause. Unlike commercial advertising, advocacy advertising is considered to be undertaken in the interest of a group or the public, and typically does not promote a product or service.… …

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  • 3 Advocacy — is the pursuit of influencing outcomes –including public policy and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions that directly affect people’s lives. (Cohen, 2001)Therefore, advocacy can be seen as …

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  • 4 advocacy — ad·vo·ca·cy / ad və kə sē/ n 1: the profession or work of an advocate 2: the action of advocating, pleading for, or supporting a cause or proposal a consequence of his moving advocacy W. O. Douglas Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …

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  • 5 advocacy group — UK US noun [countable] [singular advocacy group plural advocacy groups] a group of people who work to support an issue or protect and defend a group of people a children’s advocacy group Thesaurus: groups of people with s …

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  • 6 advocacy — [n] support for an idea or cause advancement, aid, assistance, backing, campaigning for, championing, defense, encouragement, justification, pleading for, promotion, promulgation, propagation, proposal, recommendation, upholding, urging; concept… …

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  • 7 Advocacy for Teacher Empowerment Through Action, Cooperation and Harmony Towards Educational Reforms, Inc. — Advocacy for Teacher Empowerment Through Action, Cooperation and Harmony Towards Educational Reforms, Inc, abbreviated as A Teacher, is a party list in the Philippines. In the 14 May 2007 election, the party won 1 seat in the nationwide party… …

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  • 8 Advocacy — Ad vo*ca*cy, n. [OF. advocatie, LL. advocatia. See {Advocate}.] The act of pleading for or supporting; work of advocating; intercession. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 advocacy, trial — n. Arguing for a cause in court as part of a trial. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 10 Advocacy group — This article is about political and social advocacy and lobbying groups. For other interest groups, see Interest group (disambiguation). Advocacy groups (also pressure groups, lobby groups and some interest groups and special interest groups) use …

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  • 11 advocacy — [[t]æ̱dvəkəsi[/t]] 1) N SING: usu poss N of n Someone s advocacy of a particular action or plan is their act of recommending it publicly. [FORMAL] I support your advocacy of free trade. Syn: support for 2) N UNCOUNT Advocacy is the way in which… …

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  • 12 Advocacy Campaign Team for Mining — The Advocacy Campaign Team for Mining (ACT) is the National Mining Association s national network which provides tools to communicate with legislators at all levels of government to shape and influence public policies governing the United States… …

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  • 13 advocacy rule —    The rule which prevents Members of Parliament (MPs) and peers from raising a subject in Parliament in which they have a material interest. It was formulated following the publication of a report in 1995 from Lord Nolan’s Committee on Standards …

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  • 14 Advocacy in Powys — The CHCs or Community Health Councils in Powys are an organisation funded by the NHS and the Welsh Assembly. They are there to protect the rights of people when dealing with the NHS ( National Health Service in the UK). They offer a number of… …

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  • 15 advocacy research — One kind of descriptive policy research , carried out by people who are deeply concerned about certain social problems, such as poverty or rape. Their studies seek to measure social problems with a view to heightening public awareness of them and …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 16 advocacy — noun his advocacy of animal rights Syn: support for, backing of, promotion of, championing of; argument for, push for; informal boosterism of …

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  • 17 advocacy — /ad veuh keuh see/, n., pl. advocacies. the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending; active espousal: He was known for his advocacy of states rights. [1375 1425; late ME advocacye < ML advocatia. See ADVOCATE, ACY] * * * …

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  • 18 advocacy — ad|vo|ca|cy [ ædvəkəsi ] noun uncount strong public support for something: He has been widely criticized for his advocacy of shorter prison sentences …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 advocacy — UK [ˈædvəkəsɪ] / US noun [uncountable] strong public support for something He has been widely criticized for his advocacy of shorter prison sentences …

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  • 20 advocacy — ad•vo•ca•cy [[t]ˈæd və kə si[/t]] n. pl. cies the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending a cause or course of action; active espousal: their tireless advocacy of states rights[/ex] • Etymology: 1375–1425; < ML …

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