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David Donnison

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9781847420381

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.001.0001

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Origins of advocacy

Origins of advocacy

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(p.7) one Origins of advocacy
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Speaking to power
Author(s):

David Donnison

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.003.0002

To understand advocacy properly – or any other new development in public policy – we should first ask: Where did it come from? Who created it? And, what were they trying to achieve? This chapter describes the main kinds of advocacy available and traces the origins of these movements. It also discusses advocacy for people with mental disorders.

Keywords:   advocacy, public policy, mental disorders

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