Definition of consociationalism in English:

consociationalism

noun

  • See consociation

    • ‘Taken together, these elements would clearly indicate that consociationalism lies at the heart of the Agreement.’
    • ‘All of this creates a dense, complex, fragmented and decentralized institutional web that borders on consociationalism.’
    • ‘Is consociationalism a viable model for ethnically divided societies?’
    • ‘Perplexed by the politics of consociationalism, the Ministry of Education failed to express or even to maintain a consistent educational policy.’
    • ‘Only consociationalism can remedy the tendency toward majority domination inherent in plural societies.’

Pronunciation

consociationalism

/-SHənlˌizəm/