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consociation

[kən‚sō·sē′ā·shən]
(ecology)
A climax community of plants which is dominated by a single species.
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2014) 'Nationalism and Multi-ethnic Governance in Bosnia-Herzegovina Methods of Multi-Ethnic Government: A Study of Consociationalism and Centripetalism.
What is wrong with consociationalism is that it accords so much primacy to the group rights or ethnic identities that it sacrifices the individual rights and freedom to the assertion of former.
The CLC was in essence an early model of consociationalism, Arend Lijphart's concept of elite ethnic power-sharing in plural societies within a democratic framework, (6) that was to become more rooted in Malaya following the introduction of electoral politics from 1951 and eventually in the parliamentary form of governance.
in fact, incorporate some measure of consociationalism, providing for
Lustick, Ian, "Stability in Deeply Divided Societies: Consociationalism vs.
Jonathan Chaplin), and empirical scholarship on consociationalism and Christian Democracy in Europe.
Consociationalism is often associated with Arend Lijphart's articulation of a non-territorial based system of decentralized power.
Poorly crafted consociationalism also has left the fiscal responsibilities of the regions unclear.
The central argument of consociationalism is that elite cooperation can successfully overcome the flaws of traditional decision-making by majority.
Finlay puts it that the rationale of forms of postconflict government influenced by consociationalism is to normalise ethnicity.
Consociationalism encourages consensus-oriented outcomes in the sense that a broader consensus across divided groups is institutionally required for collective action.
3) Surprisingly, despite the consensual nature of its political arrangement under the Ta'if Accord, he excludes Lebanon as an example of consociationalism.