fusionism

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fu·sion·ism

 (fyo͞o′zhə-nĭz′əm)
n.
The theory or practice of forming coalitions, especially of political groups or factions.

fu′sion·ist n.

fusionism

(ˈfjuːʒəˌnɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the favouring of coalitions among political groups
ˈfusionist n, adj

fu•sion•ism

(ˈfyu ʒəˌnɪz əm)

n.
the principle, policy, or practice of fusion in politics.
[1850–55]
fu′sion•ist, n., adj.

fusionism

the quality of having a coalition between certain political parties. — fusionist, n.
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I could go on in discussing the tensions inherent to any fusionist project, or the areas in which I disagree with the author here--which include immigration policy and the scope of judicial review--but you get the idea and should read the book to make up your own mind.
With the Republican nomination secured and the support of Independent Democrats, Hooper ran a Fusionist campaign, with support from both Republicans and Independent Democrats.
March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Angela Lee, SHOLDIT founder and fashion security fusionist, announced today that April 2013 will be the first annual "Personal Security Awareness Month.
Meyer, The Fusionist as Libertarian Manque," Modern Age 25, no.
It's the fusionist tack, sometimes promoted by defenders of market-based policies, that says left liberals have their philosophy right but their economics wrong.
Fusionist and libertarian-leaning conservatives have tended toward decriminalization.
Wasim Bashir, director, Integrated Marketing at Coca-Cola India, also believes it's all about bringing together artists from different genres to create fusionist medleys.
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These trades include Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Anaesthesia, Surgery, Medicine, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Optometry, Dental, Pharmacy, Speech Therapy Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Midwifery, Dialysis, Intensive Care, Psychology, Dermatology, Pediatric, Radiography, Nutrition/Dietetics, Nuclear Medicine, Health care Administration Epidemiology, Radiation Therapy, Clinical Laboratory, Health Information, Health Inspector, Per Fusionist, medical Transcription, Ultrasound/ Sonography, Medical Imaging.
They were also largely a response to the elections of 1894 and 1896, in which Democrats lost local and statewide offices to Republican and Fusionist candidates, resulting in the election and appointment of African American office holders, whose very visibility in public spaces often provoked violence.
The premise of the non-partisan indignation meeting, which brought northerners together regardless of previous political affiliation to protest an outrage committed by an agent of the ominous southern slave power, meshed nicely with the fusionist goals and anti-southern rhetoric of the Republican Party.
I believe that the elephant is the George Nash view--fleetingly referred to by Gregg--that Ropke is the ultimate conservative fusionist.