powerlessness


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the condition or state of being incapable of accomplishing or effecting anything

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The second chapter is about how addiction erodes free agency or increases powerlessness.
For those diagnosed with cancer, those in the limbo of a "wait and see" diagnosis, and anyone who wishes to improve general health, this book offers a positive alternative to powerlessness.
The MP warned: "There is a real feeling of helplessness, hopelessness and powerlessness among Britain's Muslims in the context of Gaza and the sense of grievance and injustice is both profoundly acute and obviously profoundly unhealthy.
That the increases were higher than the City forecast adds to the sense of powerlessness.
He says that history does not support the claim that poverty and powerlessness are linked to terrorism.
The papers show that even in its third decade, the HIV/AIDS pandemic remains a site for robust ethical, legal and human rights contestation, and that the intersection between HIV/AIDS, pregnancy and reproductive autonomy continues to show compelling reasons to be alive to the powerlessness of women, including in the light of initiatives to scale up HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy.
Her topics include the normal child and the exceptional child, the powerlessness and the power of child stars, and the demonization of Charlotte Church.
Journal of Power," also published quarterly," is an outlet for empirical work on relations of power and powerlessness with stories on such topics as globalization, ethnicity, nationalism, war, and constitution of power.
From poverty and powerlessness to violence and terror we find human ingenuity's attempt to solve problems which persist.
Powerlessness was found to be a significant predictor of resilience over and above foster care variables, abuse demographics and self-blame.
I walked away from that session with the sense that this feeling of powerlessness, especially when it is spread across many cultures and countries, helps to perpetuate tragedies like this one.
Bolster your confidence and diminish feelings of powerlessness by identifying the choices you have and the potency you bring to bear on the negotiations.
JEAN DONOVAN AND THE SISTERS INVITE US TO ENTER THE world of the poor, share their powerlessness and pare, and risk the consequences of this Christian solidarity.
When people withdraw from their relationships and become increasingly convinced of their own powerlessness, they enter a downward spiral of pessimism that can feel impossible to escape.