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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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Chapter 7 concentrates on the 2004 referendum as the mechanism for adoption of the proposed consociational state.
The chronic failure of the consociational state to act as a law and order provider for all its citizens over the entire country's territory has become a factor further deepening and fueling the sectarian fragmentation and instability of the country and society (Hutson et al.
Failing Corporate Consociational State in Time of Regional Turbulence
With the growing complexity of contemporary regional power struggles, politics in Lebanon have become further fragmented along sectarian lines, pitting different Muslim and Christian groups against each other with the consociational state seeking a refereeing role at best.