marginalisation marginalisation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the social process of becoming or being made marginal (especially as a group within the larger society)

News

  • Angry Libya Berbers storm national assembly

    Members of Libya's Berber community, angered over what they believe is their marginalisation, stormed the national assembly Tuesday, a deputy told AFP.
    on August 14, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "The camps are a tinder box blend of socio-economic deprivation, political marginalisation, mistrust of the state, ineffective security, radicalisation, weapons and divided leadership," said ICG Middle East programme director Robert Malley.
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Robert Malley Source: AFP

  2. "We earlier used words like oppression, exploitation and injustice when we spoke of women's issues. We now say marginalisation. After some time, we might as well put them outside the ambit of society. The word empowerment has been thrust upon us,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: BR Ambedkar Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "As president, I want to ease China's five pressure points, which are belittlement, marginalisation, localisation, getting rid of our government and getting rid of our sovereignty," Chen said in a televised speech.
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Chen Shui-bian Source: Scotsman

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