incrementalist

in·cre·men·tal·ism

 (ĭn′krə-mĕn′tl-ĭz′əm)
n.
Social or political gradualism.

in′cre·men′tal·ist adj. & n.

incrementalist

(ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəlɪst) political theory
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who or an organization which holds to or implements incrementalism
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or pertaining to the theory of incrementalism
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History will judge him as an incrementalist reformer, a cautious crusader who could have done more; a closet revolutionary unwilling to bring down the edifice.
David Robinson's piece in this publication decrying the incrementalist nature of the recently released provincial multi-modal transportation study.
Specifically, this Article argues that an evaluation of the MNHRC needs to be placed within the larger context of Myanmar's ongoing political transition, and that doing so shows that the MNHRC's apparent measured progress reflects an incrementalist strategy appropriate for the MNHRC's challenges.
They were largely successful -- the "Basel III" regulatory framework introduced in the wake of the crisis was a cautious, incrementalist package that didn't change banks' business models in any fundamental way.
An analysis of the decision taken in favor of the reforms, had as its premise, the classic incrementalist model developed by Lindblom (5).
Using archival material to recover the exploits of Hatzaad Harishon, Fernheimer wants to explain how "interruptive intervention" can model an incrementalist approach to rhetorical effectivity that belies any defeatist sense that extreme ideological and identificatory standoffs are impossible to resolve.
He is not the incrementalist that others have argued, but a radical autocrat who has taken his policies and tactics from the far right of the Republican Party in the United States.
Chapters are: judicial activism and the pro-life movement; the incrementalist ascendancy; womenEs rights versus population control; the rise of choice; the popular reinterpretation of Roe v.
66) This incrementalist approach, which has previously been most successful with respect to late-term abortion, depends on targeting an unpopular procedure without explicitly linking its ban to the larger goal of limiting all abortion rights.
The woefully inadequate incrementalist approach that social
As an incrementalist, he sees progress where others would see stagnation.
Becker's book chronicles the same events, stars the same cast of characters, and features criticism similar to Boies and Olson's of the LGBT establishment's incrementalist strategy.