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Synonyms for co-option

the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)


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the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)

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In particular, that relationship has been characterized by different levels of state cooptation and involvement, going back to Muhammad Ali Pasha and his long-term project of modernization, which required the training and employment of skilled translators.
Le Conseil d'Administration a decide, lors de sa reunion tenue le 12 mars 2014, la cooptation de Mohamed Afif Chelbi en qualite d'administrateur pour un mandat de 3 ans.
This argument, which will be called here the state cooptation thesis, is not new.
Participating parties in the dialogue have pledged attachment to the party-list proportional representation with the greatest remainders and the principle of cooptation for candidacies as a voting method in the next elections, Riahi said, adding that the methods of applying this rule will be discussed in a plenary session by the National Constituent Assembly (NCA).
Yet, as they also point out and many of the case studies confirm, such advances are threatened by outright defeat or cooptation or both.
La premiere edition est une forme de confrerie et s'organise par cooptation.
As we know, the cultural history of twentieth-century Mexico--the Mexico of the Institutionalized Revolution par excellence--is marked by a lively interest from the State in the development of a Mexican high culture; by the relatively tight relationship, and high level of overlap, between the national intelligentsia and the state apparatus; and, as Roderic Camp has shown, by persistent patterns of patronage and cooptation.
The ability of the Taliban to time and again get people and explosives onto secure compounds illustrates how pervasive the problem of infiltration and possible cooptation is," she wrote in an ANA blog.
The kibbutzim were so successful at embodying the proto-state ideal of infrastructural development that they became obvious (and essential) targets for both material and ideological cooptation at the hands of those who would seek to consolidate state power after 1948.
The author explores a range of topics, including the BPP's exploitation of media and popular culture, the BPP's valorization of the "brothers on the block" and associated questions of African American identity and authenticity, efforts to articulate the everyday Black experience within the Black Arts movement as an echo of the BPP's "brothers on the block" ethos and a challenge to the paradigm of the "Talented Tenth," the importance of music to understandings of the Black aesthetic in the Black Arts movement, the Black Arts movement's response to the commodification of African American music, and the cooptation of Black Power in Blaxploitation films
I cannot recall ever meeting an Arab man or women who didn't express solidarity with my people, discontent with Arab rulers for their cooptation by the West and abandonment of Palestine, and anger at American and European governments for their blind support of Israel.
Persuasion, cooptation and even coercion all play a role as Saudi authorities use traditional cultural factors such as honor, family hierarchies and powerful social obligations to prevent recidivism.
11-12) triggered contrary tendencies of cooptation of informal justice by the formal system, and its subversion by transformative informal justice.
Together, these attractions overcame the deeply held suspicion that such participation inevitably reinforced dependency and produced cooptation, attitudes that had long discouraged black clergy from partnerships with local government agencies.
Corporate America's ongoing cooptation of la tortilla.