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" ... a social action process that promotes participation of people, organizations, and communities in gaining control over their lives in the community and larger society. "
The Other Half of Gender: Men's Issues in Development - Page 219
edited by - 2006 - 311 pages
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Society and Health

Benjamin C. Amick - Medical - 1995 - 374 pages
...describes empowerment education as a means of achieving personal and social change, and defines it as a social action process that promotes the participation...and communities in gaining control over their lives. The basic process, according to Wallerstein and Bernstein (1988), consists of (1) group efforts to...
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Substance Abuse Intervention, Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Systems Change ...

Edith Freeman - Psychology - 2001 - 480 pages
...environment. Wallerstcin and Bernstein ( 1988) define the concept as "A social action process that promotes participation of people, organizations, and communities in gaining control over their lives in their community and larger society" (380). Yeich and Levine (1992) state that empowerment is a process...
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Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals

David Haber - Medical - 2003 - 483 pages
...individuals. One example is empowerment theory, a process of collective education and social action that promotes the participation of people, organizations,...and communities in gaining control over their lives (Wallerstein & Bernstein, 1988). This theory involves collective attempts to address problems by surmounting...
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The Cairo Consensus: Demographic Surveys, Women's Empowerment, and Regime ...

Saul E. Halfon - Political Science - 2007 - 261 pages
...women organizing by and for themselves, (xii) [Empowerment is] a social action process that promotes participation of people, organizations, and communities in gaining control over their lives in the community and larger society. With this perspective, empowerment is not characterized as achieving...
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