from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The domination of a political organization by a boss.
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- n. (politics) The domination of a political party by a single, powerful person (the boss)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The rule or practices of bosses, esp. political bosses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The control of politics by bosses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. domination of a political organization by a party boss
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were distinct and party feeling was strong, party machinery hardly had an existence; "bossism" was unknown, voting by sections was unheard of.
Educated in french-speaking Canada and a member of the the influential Brazilian baptist church that was founded with US assistance during the slave trade, Carneiro is the scion of an old school political family that is identified with the bossism laissez-faire political machine implemented by legendary strongman Antonio Carlos Magalhes during the 1950s, an era that Brazilians call Carlismo.
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It is the ultimate in Tammany Hall-style political bossism -- the political earmark that dwarfs all others.
The whole idea of "super-delegates" is a euphemism for party bossism determining who is nominated.
It's just a remake of party bossism and needs to go.
Despised by reformers, including those within his own party who resented his control, Lorimer practiced a style of politics that critics called "Lorimerism" or "bossism."
La Follette, who had been leading or led a charge against railroad trusts, bossism, World War I, and the League of Nations.
Hmmm… Rad Geek, what do you plan to do with those of us who positively want to be subject to “bossism” and “managerialism”?
Of course, in the case of big companies like General Motors, workers still have the option of taking over in the sense of gaining effective or de jure control through the creative use of agitation, wildcat organizing, nonviolent direct action, etc., in such a way as to make make continued bossism less and less economically unsustainable.