benign neglect


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benign neglect

n.
A policy or attitude of ignoring a situation instead of assuming responsibility for managing or improving it.
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The fear now is that this benign neglect has allowed ISIS to embed itself in Turkey and build the capacity to conduct terrorist activities on Turkish soil -- and thus to retaliate for Turkish participation in the U.
Half the schools where Ian Kershaw found serious problems were academies - and Peter Clarke has revealed a culture of benign neglect.
His draft report says: "In theory, academies are accountable to the Secretary of State but in practice the accountability can almost amount to benign neglect.
9250, on expectations of a Chinese stimulus and RBA benign neglect.
Benign neglect is a phrase coined in the 1970s by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, then an advisor to President Richard Nixon.
Some seem to thrive on benign neglect, while others need a frequent drink.
My gut tells me that too many people knew this wrongdoing was going on before the election, and at least by some sort of convenient, benign neglect, allowed it to go on through the election," Issa said last week.
So the community has this benign neglect of whatever goes on behind the walls of that building on the corner and the congregation has a suspicious, vaguely hostile reaction to the community.
These efforts include military action, assimilation, benign neglect, education, welfare money, no-money, religion--the list goes on.
Among the stages of the history are a story of benign neglect 1776-1820, the first 50 years of the consular network, the impact of increasing immigration and re-emigration on the consular organization in the US and Europe 1900-14, and the Second Austrian Republic and its consular network since 1947.
He says: "Passive parenting in the face of the new media environment is a form of benign neglect and not in the best interests of children.

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