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Origins of advocacy

David Donnison

in Speaking to power

Published by Policy Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9781847420381
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303589 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.003.0002
Origins of advocacy

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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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