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disadvantaged

socially or economically deprived or discriminated against
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We investigate multiple dimensions and disparities of economic advantage and disadvantage by contrasting two relatively extreme groups defined as follows (see also Gong et al, 2012):
1995) proposed two explanations for not finding a home disadvantage in professional ice hockey.
Report co-author Louise Bazalgette said: "The extent of severe disadvantage shows the scale of the challenge for some local authorities, who need to find effective ways to work with families facing a complex set of problems at a time of dwindling public resources.
It incorporates a much broader understanding of the drivers of social disadvantage for both households and the communities they live in, where structural barriers to social engagement, material well-being and other aspects of social inclusion are seen as forming an integrated set of constraints.
Exposure to concentrated disadvantage exerted harsher verbal effects on the youngest kids, the researchers say.
These plans specifically noted the possibility of social disadvantage (in the form of stigma) as separate from the biological disadvantage posed by increased risk of infection that these groups would certainly also experience.
Dreadful GCSE results compound the disadvantages they face and commit them to unemployment and long-term disadvantage.
A final disadvantage, and one that has kept VFDs from being popular for plumbing systems, was the belief that VFDs are only appropriate in large-scale HVAC systems, where friction loss is high compared to static pressure loss.
l Disadvantages: customer suspicion, lack of transparency, worsening of terms for customers, although competition between companies may keep margins down - a disadvantage from the bookmakers' point of view.
The disadvantage is that most practices cannot attract and retain the technical or administrative expertise to achieve the same guaranteed results offered by the outsourcing vendors.
This eliminates actuarial expenses to calculate yearly contributions; such expense is a major disadvantage of defined benefit plans.