political contention

See: primary
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
As strangers in the land, it is presumable that they wisely and honorably avoided entangling themselves in the political contentions involved with it.
Most citizens who spoke with The Daily Star Tuesday either had not heard of the new form or did not know what it was, despite the fact that it has been a subject of political contention for years.
Immigration laws have been much revised since 1882 and remain a topic of great political contention to this day.
But they are also a source of political contention and, for that very reason, are deserving of dispassionate analysis," said Kaushik Basu, the World Bank's Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President for Development Economics, as he participated in an event that marked the launch of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), which is envisioned to become a global hub of knowledge and policy expertise on migration issues.
It is now moving to universal values, such as equality and human rights, as the focus of political contention and solidarity.
Congress passed America Competes Act in January 2011 during a time of tremendous political contention.
There are many in the PML-N who believe that the all-important local bodies' department had been rendered headless on two counts; firstly because Shahbaz kept it with him since the local councils issue was a political contention until lately, and secondly, because if he had to give it to anybody in his team, it would have been the scion of senior Khosa as per the promise made to him.
If a bishop and a congressman are busy arguing like playground bullies about who threw the first punch, the church's commitment to the sanctity of human life will appear as little different from other subjects of political contention.
He has said he will not visit Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo because it would be wrong to make ''the people who sacrificed their precious lives for the country'' a matter of political contention.
The fate of the tsar and his family has been a major source of political contention in Russia since the remains of most of the family were found in a forest near Yekaterinburg in the closing years of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s.
Start with a handful of well-honed concepts developed over the three decades since the book From Mobilization to Revolution; refine them further; then develop a carefully circumscribed model and show its fecundity for the analysis of political contention past and present, near and far, using systematic data and rich historical illustration.
DOC analyzed political contention in a series of case studies, each chapter illustrating some different causal mechanisms and showing how these mechanisms might be used to explain the individual cases.