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consociation

a climax vegetation in which one species is dominant, e.g. oakwood, as opposed to ASSOCIATION where there are several dominant species.
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But besides this, the campaign comparisons reveal that participants treated each other with respect, and differences for the highest of all subindices are small, as can be expected for a basically classic example of consociationalism.
Consociationalism and Multi-ethnic States: Post 197 Pakistan-a Case Study.
While Lijphart (2008) concedes that parliamentarism is ideal for consociationalism, presidentialism is not incompatible with the theory.
Known by the name consociationalism, such a government style has long been favoured as a conflict-avoidance strategy in deeply divided societies.
On the contrary, the transformationist approach assigned to Horowitz (1985) argues that consociationalism cements the social divisions and suggests that integration of the divided society through common identity should be promoted and strengthened.
Belgium: Consociationalism and the politics of representative bureaucracy
In the power sharing method which is also called consociationalism (13), the positions in the system are distributed among the major ethnic elites who are supposed to control the ethnic community.
Consociationalism suggests a model of democracy that is based on equitable representation when fractionalization and societal exclusion are high.
Deliberative consociationalism in deeply divided societies.
The rationale of forms of post-conflict government influenced by consociationalism is to normalize ethnicity.
Sur les applications africaines, voir Jacques Djoli Eseng'Ekeli, Le constitutionnalisme africain entre la gestion des heritages et l'invention du futur : L'exemple congolais, these de doctorat en droit, Universite de Paris 1, 2003 aux pp 384 et s [non publiee] ; Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo, << Pluralisme socio-politique et democratie en Afrique : L'approche consociationnelle ou du Power-Sharing >> (1993) 15 Afrique 2000 39 ; Roger J Southall, << Consociationalism in South Africa : the Buthelez Commission and Beyond >> (1983) 21 : 1 Journal of Modern African Studies 77.