“The expression of ‘voice’ according to which individuals adopt and speak on behalf of particular life styles. In some cases, this becomes the basis for establishing particular life styles.” (Brannen & Nilsen)
“Political activities organized on the basis of cultural, racial, gender, ethnic, or other claims that prioritize a particular group identity and experience.” (Marshall, 2003).

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