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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There is popular demand for better treatment of those in arms, and respect and curiosity for memory of great national struggles like World War I, and also considerable voluntarist donations to charities like Help for Heroes.
Murphy levels his second major objection against Robert Adams's voluntarist account, (1) which Murphy represents as the most promising (but still unacceptable) version of voluntarism.
The outline of Mailer's voluntarist vision of power may be glimpsed in his recurring reflections upon the economy of forces at the very heart of life:
Indeed, the precise mechanisms of countersubversion in this early period remain cloudy and the agency of the lead actors unclear: how were the Wilsonians in the government the "ringleaders" when the voluntarist groups conducted their countersubversion "in the name of the government but without official sanction.
Both works show voluntarist as well as rationalist characteristics, she says, which only demonstrates that he developmed an account that cannot be forced into the twofold framework of voluntarism and rationalism.
This is like saying the differences between the voluntarist theological teachings of Duns Scotus and the rational theology of Thomas Aquinas in the Middle Ages were insignificant because, after all, both were pious Christians.
The TPI was designed such that a therapist holding Becoming, Collectivist, Deontological, Voluntarist, and Aristotelian positions get higher scores on these poles of each factor/dimension.
Yet, Matthewman here relies on voluntarist arguments.
several contemporary voluntarist accounts of marriage.
Concerning Morocco's case which he described as unique, Azoulay noted that the Kingdom is adopting a proactive approach to voluntarist change and a project of society based on openness and tolerance.
That is what we are doing in the Council of Europe, whose voluntarist actions we fully back.
In the chapter that compares the UK and Ireland, the authors acknowledge several areas of similarities, and especially the voluntarist method of dispute resolution unlike the main land Europe.