co-optation


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CO-OPTATION. A concurring choice. Sometimes applied to the act of the members of a corporation, in choosing a person to supply a vacancy. in their body.

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The co-optation hypothesis seems to offer a better explanation of this result: Beijing may find it more cost-effective to buy off firms with fewer workers than those with many.
Systematic guidelines should exist on how to assess civil society funding and co-optation in different countries, and systematic evidence should be gathered in accordance with these guidelines.
contemporarily, the No Child Left Behind Act 2001 (NCLB) legislation (and supporting discourses and forms of activism) is a well documented example of the use of technologies of co-optation of identities through representation.
23) Co-optation is already a normative concept used for domestication of any anarchic elements, deliberately mimicked by the self-consciously marginal camp discourse in terms of appropriation of popular culture and its transformation.
In a country where class, co-optation, and corruption dominate electoral politics, the isthmus has been something of an anomaly--though not totally immune to these pitfalls.
The co-optation of education by government, with its irresponsible doctrine of church-state separation, is the chief means by which the intellectual errors bedeviling education are held in place.
He told Windspeaker the Mi'kmaq Elders have identified a pattern of co-optation that is used by the government.
Obviously it is not possible to make ones-self autonomous from omnipresent factors by merely organising separately from them, rather autonomous organising attempts to carve out a space, free from commodification, ideologies -- but not ideas -- the domination of work and the co-optation of political parties and pop culture.
Pen & Sword" doesn't tackle the co-optation issue head-on, but reading it leaves the impression that the military has gained the upper hand on the press.
Thus the Rubaiyat, it is contended, `in its status as both translation and collected text, illustrates the fate of the acquisition in Victorian museum culture', at the same time as it stands as `one of the age's most vivid examples of the domesticated exotic'; while FitzGerald himself, `in his self-professed violent co-optation of the Oriental, [.
Bu t as a symbol of the white co-optation of black leadership, the "moon in eclipse" has Herndon's signature, and Barbee's mythicized Founder dies under such an eclipse, staged from the pulpit: