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Advocating for Advocacy

Osgood, Tony (2017) Advocating for Advocacy. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 22 (4). pp. 193-197. ISSN 1359-5474. E-ISSN 2042-8782. (doi:10.1108/TLDR-03-2017-0013) (KAR id:60733)

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Purpose: This viewpoint considers how austerity and managerialism impact advocacy services. It outlines the many roles advocacy encompasses and the benefits advocating contributes to the rebalancing of power.

Design: This commentary is a viewpoint.

Findings: It is suggested advocacy is poorly funded and access is therefore limited at a time when advocating for autism is most needed.

Originality: This viewpoint extends the current debate around advocacy by considering its core function: solidarity with people seeking adequate support.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/TLDR-03-2017-0013
Uncontrolled keywords: Advocacy, advocating, autism, managerialism, power, austerity
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Antony Osgood
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 11:25 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 01:36 UTC
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Osgood, Tony.

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