Religion in the United States sustains the most important organizations that emphasize the role of values in social life; and as long as they must compete, the rise of consensus politics
will intensify, not diminish, that competition, as religious sects will have to offer incentives to attract the many who are influenced by the empiricism all around them.
Stressing the importance of dynamic bargaining in addressing social and political problems, Lesbirel shows the role of these compromises in Japanese consensus politics
But the consensus politics
of the Left are politics of big govern-ment, of higher taxation, of the nanny state.
Good times and consensus politics
also have thrown the Republican Congressional leadership off balance.
A 1993 survey that found 44% of Canadians feeling positive about Parliament, found only 23% of Germans, where consensus politics
is common, feeling the same way.
This attitude seems to have paid lip-service to consensus politics
and to have given vent to permanent tension.
The primary weakness of Teles's thesis is its failure to distinguish between dissensus and consensus politics
, and perhaps normal politics, on conceptual and historical levels.
This was no mere temporary hiccup in postwar consensus politics
On the political front, there continues to exist the need to encourage consensus politics
by the Hemisphere's leadership on Trade Integration in order to come to a framework agreement as quickly as possible.
Where can true democracy exist when the ordinary process of consensus politics
is lost to those who have the capacity to connect with the world in ways which circumvent rules of state or even the morality of a culture?
He can have conviction politics or consensus politics
I believe the current crisis will soon be overcome and all political actors in Iraq will return to consensus politics