WHY POWER SHARING IS DESIREABLE ?…PRUDENTIAL AND MORAL REASONS
There are two reasons—1.Because it helps to reduce the possibility of conflict between social groups.
Since conflicts often lead to violence and instability power sharing is a good way to insure stability of
political order.Imposing will over others undermines unity in the longer run. Here the adjustment is
based on the calculation of gains and losses i.e.,on PRUDENTIAL reasons.
2.Because power sharing is the very spirit of democracy, which involves sharing power with those
who are effected by its exercise.People have right to be consulted and the legitimate govt. is the one
where through participation acquire a stake in the system.This has a MORAL reason.
1.Based on careful calculation of gains and losses. .
2.stress that powersharing will bring out better outcomes.
1.Based on deeper reason why power sharing is good for democracies.
2.Emphasises that every act of power sharing is valiable.