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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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Brendan O'Leary, The Belfast Agreement and the British-Irish Agreement: Consociation, Confederal Institutions, a Federacy, and a Peace Process, in THE ARCHITECTURE OF DEMOCRACY, supra note 14, at 293, 294.
Part one introduces and theoretically explores the central concepts of this paper--transversalism and consociation.
What need a closer look are the constitutionally-enshrined 'discriminatory' provisions; otherwise it has the makings of a document full of promise for inter-ethnic relations along the consociation and integration continuum.
And an Address to the Public on the Promotion of Virtue and Good Works (New Haven, 1816); Congregational Churches in Connecticut, Fairfield West Consociation, A Calm Dissuasive against Intemperance; or, An Awful View of the Horrors and Miseries of Drunkenness Philadelphia, 1816), 18-19; "The Cogitations of Uncle John," Middlesex Gazette, Ibid.
According to Althusius, politics is far from cynical statecraft or the Machiavellian manipulation of individual self-interest; rather it is concerned with dynamic consociation -- the mutual communication (as opposed to mutual coercion) of goods, services and rights.
9] Analyses of consociation border on primordialism as they assume unchanging and unchangeable ethnic identities.
1992) Tennessee and North present study Carolina Tennessee Busing (1993) Busing (1989): lower stand Busing (1989): upper stand Pennsylvania present study Whitney (1984): association Whitney (1984): consociation New York Runkle (1990b) Acer saccharum Missouri Pallardy et al.
8] Of course, the consociation is fine, not crude--let me not be misunderstood.
Throughout the analysis, Lennard Sillanpaa returns to his basic theoretical concepts, control by national government and consociation by national government, to conclude that political change is actually taking place.
Power sharing or consociation would require a minimal willingness of political leaders to cooperate across the sectarian divide and would need the approval of the dominant majority.
Pearl River Delta, Yangtze River Delta, Bohai Sea Rim Economic Zone and Northeast China are strengthening the consociation and coordination, constructing the vast environment for the development of logistics industry.
but a national initiative aimed at consociation," Hariri was quoted by the National News Agency as saying.