voluntarism

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voluntarism

the philosophy that the activities of organizations should be governed by their own codes of conduct rather than by the law. In INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS it refers to the widespread belief amongst both TRADE UNIONS and employers that the form and outcome of COLLECTIVE BARGAINING should be determined by themselves and not be subject to legal regulation. See LABOUR LAW.
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We found that the reduction of resettlement uncertainty was ultimately predicated on the ability of sponsors to recognise persons of self-rescue and to orient their interactions with "the sponsored" such that the orientalised involuntarism of refugeeness is challenged.
Usually government sponsored schemes bring compulsion or involuntarism through statutory and other means.
Deleuze and Guattari's approach to the question of the group and its outside shares much with that of Camatte and Collu, not least in their own 'involuntarism'--a crucial mechanism in opening a breach with received political practice, identity and authority, and orienting toward the event.57 But out of this shared problematic emerges a more productive sense of the terrain of a-militant composition.