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discontented as toward authority

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However, discouraged and disaffected people do not necessarily struggle more for basic needs than those who are not disaffected and discouraged.
Unless we engage the disaffected community in talks, there can be no hope of an acceptable solution to the current crisis.
He discusses despair and the impotence of the rational, the Antigone complex, the disaffected individual in the process of psychic and collective disindividuation, and hope and politics.
A worker has been involved in a domestic altercation immediately prior to returning to the workplace; a worker who has a drug or alcohol problem; a worker who is chastised or threatened with dismissal by a supervisor, or a worker who loses significant money in a card game can each quickly change from a trusted and reliable employee to a disgruntled or disaffected employee and a potential security risk," the report said.
Disaffected members of Plaid Cymru at a public meeting in Porthmadog four or five years ago hurriedly formed another Welsh party, Llais Gwynedd, to contest as many wards as possible with the objective of capturing enough Plaid Cymru seats to prevent them implementing their outrageous closure policies, and the curtailment of services adversely affecting the poorest and most needy in the county's smaller rural communities, chiefly in Meirionnydd and Dwyfor.
Helmer Gavin Wiesen's screenplay doesn't add much to the disaffected-youth genre apart from a soulless gloss, and young Freddie Highmore, as the disaffected but artistically gifted George Zinavoy, is trapped in his own mannerisms, consistently reminding the viewer that he's supposed to be playing someone special, yet never closing the argument.
Summary: Five bishops are to join the Roman Catholic Church under a Vatican scheme for disaffected Anglicans.
But don't be surprised if McAdam polls well among the disaffected Southsider youth anyway.
The Prime Minister could veto plans for a national pay-as-you-throw bin scheme and scrap a deeply unpopular 2p rise in fuel duty in a bid to woo back disaffected voters.
He could veto plans for a national pay-as-youthrow bin scheme and scrap a deeply unpopular 2p rise in fuel duty in a bid to woo back disaffected voters.
In an open letter, he added: "However, we should also be aware that the reason the BNP can even gain a foothold in people's affections is because many people in our region feel so disaffected after the last 30 years of national politics that they are in danger of giving up hope in our regular main parties.
In this paper, the author draws on interview data from a research study into communication between social workers and looked after children for the light it sheds on why effective dialogue with disaffected young people can be hard to achieve.
Mildly disaffected slackerdom is hardly the most compelling concept fueling a sitcom these days, but the show, like the first drink or two at happy hour, goes down easily enough.
The task force, for one, advocates a targeted approach, in which--to avoid divestment--companies with Sudan operations must not provide significant financial support to the Sudanese government, they must provide support to disaffected residents of Sudan, and they must take substantial action to halt the genocide.
They included emigrants from war-torn lands, home-grown products of abuse and neglect, gang-affiliated, disaffected malcontents for whom guns, drugs, prison and death were a way of life, and the learning disabled.