Practiced on the political landscape, advocacy involves making phone calls, writing letters and sending e-mails, working in coalitions
, testifying before committees, meeting with elected officials and hammering out practical and workable solutions.
Piker's groundbreaking The Theory of Political Coalitions
(1962), which is cited in almost all texts that succeed it, privileges "abstract reasoning" as the mechanism by which "political science" can "rise above the level of wisdom literature" and "join economics and psychology in the creation of genuine sciences of human behavior" (viii), and he constructs a model of coalition
-building that assumes that "rational man wants.
Long considered the province of smaller firms, purchasing coalitions
are becoming a standard procurement tool of mid-to-large companies, in all major public and private industrial sectors.
Shaw further notes that state coalitions
will not allow tribes to participate unless the state has certified their programs.
The group is one of 80 such coalitions
nationwide that have joined the U.
They arose from two of the coalitions
springing up that are not only refusing the divisive false choice of environment vs.
If the Christian Coalition
wants to have real impact, it should contemplate what it means to be truly Christian and focus less on political coalitions
The only way they can be defeated is by coalitions
organized locally that will prepare for every election and educate the public well before each election.
When asked how many coalitions
I have participated in during my association career, I can honestly answer fewer than a dozen or more than 100.
com/reports/c47274) has announced the addition of Business Coalitions
Market Overview 2006 to their offering.
- sometimes called alliances or cooperatives - are formed by multi-employer, public and single-employer health funds that want to maximize their purchasing clout to obtain the best possible health benefits at the lowest possible cost.
Martin, formerly coalitions
director at the Republican National Committee, will fill the slot.
But the Traditional Values Coalition
and its ilk are counting on support from that small but vocal number of preachers who may use racially charged arguments to disrupt civil-rights coalitions
in cities where gay rights are controversial.
Funding from the Northwest Health Foundation Supports Coalitions
in Seven Counties in Oregon and Southwest Washington Working to Combat Obesity
The Allstate Foundation awarded $500,000 in grants to 10 state domestic violence coalitions
today to extend its support for the economic empowerment of domestic violence survivors.