Nature of consensus politics

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  • Created on: 29-04-13 18:55

One meaning of consensus politics is that political climate is such that, the main political parties adopt policies which are similiar and overlap a great deal. That is, there is a broad consensus or general agreement within the political community, over most key political issues. This is likely to reflect the broader opinion among the electorate. With consensus politics, political conflict tends to concern policy detail rather then the main issues. 

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