Definition of Coalition
Example of Coalition
- American English – /koh-uh-lIsh-uhn/
- British English – /kohuh-lIsh-uhn/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˌkoʊəˈlɪʃ(ə)n/
- British English – /ˌkəʊəˈlɪʃn/
- Plural: coalitions
- Coalitions can be permanent or temporary.
- Georg Simmel (1858–1918) noted that the difference between a dyad (group of two) and triad (group of three) in addition to larger groups is there are opportunities in a triad for two members to form a coalition against the other.
- A (noun) coalitionist or (noun) coalitioner uses (adjective) coalitional or (adjective) coalitionary methods to achieve certain goals.
- Word origin of “coalition” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Browne, Eric C. 1973. Coalition Theories: A Logical and Empirical Critique. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
- Caplow, Theodore. 1968. Two Against One: Coalitions in Triads. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
- Ferree, Myra Marx, and Beth B. Hess. 2000. Controversy and Coalition: The New Feminist Movement across Three Decades of Change. London: Routledge.
- Hinckley, Barbara. 1975. Coalitions and Time: Cross-disciplinary Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
- Wilson, William J. 2001. The Bridge over the Racial Divide: Rising Inequality and Coalition Politics. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “coalition.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 3, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/coalition/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
coalition. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/coalition/
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