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coalition

 [co″ah-lĭ´shun]
the fusion of parts that are normally separate.
tarsal coalition the fibrous, cartilaginous, or bony fusion of two or more of the tarsal bones, often resulting in talipes planovalgus, although other deformities occur and some patients are asymptomatic; it may be congenital or acquired as a response to trauma, infection, or joint disease. Called also tarsal bar.
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Other initiatives, like Legal Services, barely made it through the Reagan years, while the Community Action Program and others remain chronically underfunded due to lack of coalitional support.
The more advanced social protection systems of Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina and Chile made varied degrees of progress toward universalism, and such progress was different depending on the policy legacies, on the characteristics of left-parties and their ties to civil society, on veto points, and on coalitional pressures, similar to dynamics in the European cases.
Once those coalitional partnerships are formed, parties may undermine, betray, and backstab each other.
Significantly, "at stake for" subjectless queer critique is not simply a merely interesting, expansive scholarly understanding of queerness, but the prospect of coalitional politics--the hope of directing scholarly and activist attention and care to surprising ethical and political affinities, encounters, and solidarities among differently marginalized people.
A particularly critical question to ask about business as a coalitional partner is the extent to which economic elites in a given country are subject or not to important regional cleavages (Gibson 1996).
Second, Chavez's (2013) book Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities detailed elements of critical-cultural CAR.
A recent project on coalitional presidentialism found that "the ability of presidents to form coalitions has meant that the anticipated 'difficult combination' of multiparty politics and presidential systems has not proved detrimental to political stability".
A recent Washington Post article (June 17) notes the community's organizational expertise as part of a social movement that has waged many battles from the homophile movement of the 1950s to the Zap actions of the 1970s, and the die-ins of Act Up in the face AIDS, to finally marriage rights the LGBTQ community has been a marvel at advancing a model of coalitional politics.
"That will help the BJP pass these bills, provided it can develop a coalitional style of politics and reach out to these parties," said Rajiv Kumar, an analyst at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi.
According to (http://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-politics-idUSKCN0YA0DZ?il=0) Reuters , Rajiv Kumar of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, said, " That will help the BJP pass these bills, provided it can develop a coalitional style of politics and reach out to these parties."
Ultimately, the book that makes a powerful case for the value of talking across formative differences for the sake of finding more fundamental forms of potential solidarity and coalitional possibility.
Their moment of identification, that is, might allow for such disparate others to work together for real social change in what we think of today as a coalitional political model.