centripetalism

centripetalism

(ˌsɛntrɪˈpiːtəlɪzəm)
n
the movement of things towards a centre
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It is the first major comparison of two power-sharing designs - consociationalism and centripetalism - and it assesses a number of cases central to the debate, including Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi and Northern Ireland.
While consociationalism suggests homogenous units, the centripetalism stresses for heterogeneous units.
9) If Kelman manifests Hardy's centripetalism, the comparison with the centrifugal Lawrence is more profound.
2014) 'Nationalism and Multi-ethnic Governance in Bosnia-Herzegovina Methods of Multi-Ethnic Government: A Study of Consociationalism and Centripetalism.
Ralph's centrifugality defines the play, maybe in a way that Simon felt and plainly in a manner hostile to the centripetalism of comedy.
Material Centripetalism and the Contingent Nature of Early Greek Economic Development.
Various constitutional and related electoral systems are addressed including contrasting forms of power sharing, and centripetalism which, following the work of leading proponent Donald Horowitz, offers scope through post-electoral, inter-group political accommodation.
In addition it will point out how the system could be steered in the direction of centripetalism, relying mostly on the work done by the prominent American scholar Donald L.
And among notable denizens of this neutral ground, in addition to a broad variety of individuals and institutions, such as constitutional courts, we will find those heroes and heroines of Horowitz's centripetalism, the moderate politicians.
Thus the Casbah Kid further illustrates the existence of a desperate antagonism to axiological centripetalism.
Dennis Austins contends that "the centrifugalism of rival interests is much stronger under African self-government than the centripetalism of nationalist politics during the colonial period.
A ten-year fiscal retrenching reaction set in, beginning in 1979, but with another ambivalent kind of synthesis of the earlier activist centripetalism and the later retrenching decentralization emerging in the second Reagan administration, despite his New Federalism (II) effort (Walker, 1995;151-162).