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Consociational politics

Mohammad Agus Yusoff.

Consociational politics

the Malaysian experience

by Mohammad Agus Yusoff.

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Published by Perikatan Pemuda in Kuala Lumpur .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia,
  • Malaysia.
    • Subjects:
    • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Malaysia,
    • Malaysia -- Politics and government,
    • Malaysia -- Ethnic relations

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMohammad Agus Yusoff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ715 .M64 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 102 p. ;
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1067372M
      LC Control Number93940291

      “The major problem—one of the major problems, for there are several—one of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them. To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. Uganda2, and in Arthur Lewis’s work Politics in West Africa.3 He also refers to the use of the same term in by the German researcher Gerhard Lehmbruch in his study on proportional democracy4 which echoes Lijphart’s theory of consociational democracy.5Author: Azmi Bishara.

      Andeweg. Consociational democracy. ARPS An excellent review of the consociational genre, addressing its main arguments and criticisms, as well as the causes and consequences of consociational democracy. A focus on Lijphart's work, since Lijphart has been the primary advocate for consociational and consensus democracy. Though it is not always . Abstract Consociational democracy as the goal and a tool in mitigating conflict in the Third World has been frequently used during the last decades, especially in Sub-Saharan : Adam Åkerfeldt.

      Brendan O'Leary is an Irish, European Union, and US citizen, and since the Lauder Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author, co-author, and co-editor of twenty eight books and collections, and the author or co-author of hundreds of articles or chapters in peer-reviewed journals, university presses. 1 Arend Lijphart, The Politics of Accommodation: Pluralism and Democracy in the Netherlands (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, I), pp. I 2 A. Lijphart, 'Consociational Democracy', World Politics, xxi (), Reprinted in Kenneth McRae, ed., Consociational Democracy: Political Accommodation in Segmented.


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Confrontational politics Paperback – January 1, by H. L Richardson (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings. See all 5 Consociational politics book and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ /5(14). An earlier and briefer discussion of die concept of consociational democracy, in die context of a critical analysis of the utility of typologies in comparative politics, appeared in the aumor's “Typologies of Democratic Systems,” Comparative Political Studies, I (April ), 3– The author is indebted to die Institute of International.

Consociationalism (/ k ən ˌ s oʊ ʃ i ˈ eɪ ʃ ən əl ɪ z əm / kən-SOH-shee-AY-shən-əl-iz-əm) is a form of power sharing in a democracy. Political scientists define a consociational state as one which has major internal divisions along ethnic, religious, or linguistic lines, with none of the divisions large enough to form a majority group, but which remains stable due to.

Consociational power sharing is increasingly gaining ground, right around the world, as a means for resolving political conflict in divided societies. In this volume, edited by Rupert Taylor, nineteen internationally-respected scholars engage in a lively debate about the merits of the theory underlying this : Rupert Taylor.

In Part iv we have examined how far the consociational model can be used to explain the Consociational politics book political system both now and in the past. Consociational democracy, however, may also be viewed prescriptively, as a normative model, a criterion for evaluating political systems and a guide to future policy and action.

Confrontational Politics is a self-help manual for the serious political conservative. If the tired tactics of defeat and Pyrrhic victory are to be rolled back, and the allies of the good are to win, there are several important steps that need to be taken:4/5.

Consociationalism, a stable democratic system in deeply divided societies that is based on power sharing between elites from different social groups. The theory of elite cooperation. Consociational democracy can be found in countries that are deeply divided into distinct religious, ethnic, racial, or regional segments—conditions usually considered unfavourable for stable.

Consociationalism, centripetalism, and power dividing offer a range of distinct prescriptions on how to ensure that differences of identity do not translate into violence. They often go beyond “politics at the center” and also provide arguments on territorial dimensions of ethnic conflict by: 7.

Consociationalism’s Place in an Era of Polarization. Half a century after the first article with “consociationalism” in the title was published (Lijphart ), the consociational literature is we will document below in this introduction to the special issue of Half a Century of Consociationalism: Cases and Comparisons, the number of journal articles on Cited by: 1.

1 See Arendt Lijphart, “Comparative Politics and the Comparative Method,” American Political Science Rev no.

3 ():consociational and consensus democracy, but focus more on the “theoretical” aspect of consociational democracy. Later, I File Size: KB. Democracy in Plural Societies: A Comparative Exploration. Yale University Press, - Political Science - pages.

While it may be difficult to achieve and maintain stable democratic governments in countries with deep religious, ideological, linguistic, cultural, or ethnic cleavages, Lijphart argues that it is not at all impossible. Through. The book is an admirable product from the Australian National University (ANU) Myanmar Update Conference in The theme focused on Myanmar’s conflict dynamics and the conference panel discussions were attended mostly by the rising generation of scholars, analysts, and practitioners.

The book examines the evolution of the Lebanese government, its structure and functions, and its political history since the s to the present day through the framework of democratic consociationalism.

The main theme of the study concentrates on claims that Lebanese politics and government are unique in that they continue to evolve around the ongoing struggle of.

Consociationalism is a form of democracy which seeks to regulate the sharing of power in a state that comprises diverse societies (distinct ethnic, religious, political, national or linguistic groups), by allocating these groups collective rights.

The arguments in this book are somewhat dated; see Lijphart's updated version of these argument in his later book, Patterns of Democracy (). Chapter 1. There are two main aspects of consociationalism: (1) a plural society with segmental cleavages and (2) the segmental elites cooperate through consociational structures.

About the Author. Paul Dixon is Reader in Politics and International Studies at Kingston University, having taught previously at the universities of Ulster, Leeds and Luton.

He is the author of Northern Ireland: The Politics of War and Peace (Palgrave, second edition, ), Northern Ireland Since (Pearson,with Eamonn O'Kane) and numerous articles on Cited by: Consociationalism Explained.

Consociationalism is a form of power sharing in a democracy. Political scientists define a consociational state as one which has major internal divisions along ethnic, religious, or linguistic lines, with none of the divisions large enough to form a majority group, but which remains stable due to consultation among the elites of these groups.

I am very pleased that this superb new book, focused on the work of John McGarry and Brendan O’Leary, continues to debate highly significant adjustments and refinements.

It is a splendid milestone in the development of consociational theory.' Arend Lijphart, Research Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego.

India has been the one major deviant case for consociational (power-sharing) theory, and its sheer size makes the exception especially damaging.

A deeply divided society with, supposedly, a mainly majoritarian type of democracy, India nevertheless has been able to maintain its democratic by: Consociationalist theory served initially as an explanation of political stability in a few deeply divided European democracies.

It argued that in these countries, the destabilizing effects of subcultural segmentation are neutralized at the elite level by embracing non-majoritarian mechanisms for conflict resolution. The theory was extended as new consociational. Consociational power sharing is increasingly gaining ground, right around the world, as a means for resolving political conflict in divided societies.

In this volume, edited by Rupert Taylor, nineteen internationally-respected scholars engage in a lively debate about the merits of the theory underlying this by: The Politics of Antagonism: Understanding Northern Ireland, London, Athlone,pp.

– A complete list of these writings can be found at the end of John McGarry and Brendan O’Leary, The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Arrangements, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 9 McGarry and O’Leary, Explaining Northern Size: 94KB.This book collects some of the major essays by two of the leading authorities on the Northern Ireland conflict.

It is unified by the theory of consociation, one of the most influential theories in the regulation of conflicts. The authors are critical exponents of the approach, and several chapters explain its attractions over alternative forms of conflict regulation.