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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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Peace Building and Consociational Electoral Engineering in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Conversely, the critics emphasize that international consociational policies have fostered the ethnonationalism as the dominant political culture (Chivvis, 2010a; Van Willigen, 2010; Keranen, 2013; Vachudova, 2014).
The consociational model is based on power sharing between elites representing different societal segments.
For a glimpse at how consociational and similar strategies might
O'Leary, Brendan (2005), "Debating Consociational Politics: Normative and Explanatory Arguments," in Noel, Sid J.
However, the absence of consociational political platform in Turkish politics will make it hard for AKP to rewrite the constitution unless it secures the critical number of votes in the parliament.
97) There has also been some discussion regarding the implications for political competition of consociational electoral systems.
This article will explore the The Ohrid Framework Agreement, from 2001 in light of the academic debate between the so called consociational and centripetal school of conflict management theory.
Finlay affirms that consociational peace agreements entrench or institutionalise ethnic divisions.
In particular, consociational democracy does not account for the role of external parties' intervention to tip the domestic balance of power, and this has direct implications on the strategic preferences of domestic elites.
Two main solutions have been devised to elucidate the problem of ethnic representation: the first goes by the name consociational democracy, and the second is dubbed "the centripetal model" (2).
Pakistan is a consociational society where different religious groups are always in conflict with each other on petty issues.