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Definition of the noun advocacy group
What does advocacy group mean as a name of something?
- an interest group that tries to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor, typically through lobbying
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of advocacy group: lobby / lobby group / pressure group / special interest / special interest group / special-interest group / third house
- more generic terms: interest / interest group = a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims; political entity / political unit = a unit with political responsibilities
- more specific terms: National Rifle Association / NRA = a powerful lobby that advocates the right to own and bear arms and rejects any gun regulation by the government
Advocacy group: Advocacy groups use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion and/or policy; they have played and continue to play an important part in the development of political and social systems. Groups vary considerably in size, influence, and motive; some have wide ranging long term social purposes, others are focused and are a response to an immediate issue or concern.
- also known as 倡导团体
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Encyclopedia of Television (2014)
by Horace Newcomb
Advocacy group characteristics have varied widely. Some have operated nationally, with or without local chapters, and some have operated only locally. Some have remained active for many years, whereas the life- span of others has been ...
by David Horton Smith, Robert A. Stebbins, Michael A. Dover
advocacy group: a type of *political nonprofit group engaged in *advocacy; one that seeks or resists change in ...
Encyclopedia of Journalism (2009)
by Christopher H. Sterling
Group Types The term advocacy group can be applied to any collective with shared social or political objectives that actively seeks to influence relevant institutions in order to achieve those objectives. When assessing advocacy groups' ...
A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
A citizen advocacy group may be defined in general as any organization that has as its purpose to increase the quality of life for a specified handicapped population. Two examples of citizen advocacy groups containing both parents and ...
by Robert A. Saigh
Advocacy group representing Italian telecommunications users. Web: http://www.anuit.it/ APCUG Association of Personal ...
by Celia B Fisher, Richard M. Lerner
Topics can include the care of special groups of children or how to become an advocate or even start an F/P advocacy group or chapter. For example, on the Family Voices Web site, families have access to numerous fact sheets ...
Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter
The court's ruling was in response to a lawsuit by Public Citizens Health Research Group, a consumer advocacy group. The uncertified name of this color is Solvent Red 23. See Colors D & C RED NO. 19 • Rhodamine B. Mingredienta.
by Clive N. Svendsen, Allison D. Ebert
was founded by lawyer Bernard Seigal and spawned the powerful advocacy group known as the Pro-Cures Movement. These organizations are attempting to lobby the public to get interested in stem cell ...
by Kathleen R. Arnold
NOTABLE GROUPS migrANt ANd immigrANts rights AdvoCACy grouP The Migrant and Immigrants Rights Advocacy Group is a student organization at the University of Michigan that was established in 2005. This group wants to foster ...
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