polycentrism

Definitions

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  • noun a political or cultural system which contains many different centres, especially centres of authority or control
  • noun of chromosomes, etc. the existence of multiple central parts
  • noun the existence of more than one culture in a particular country or region

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Examples

  • At that time, Mao Zedong (already in ideological conflict with the Soviet Union) insisted to Soviet Communist Party chief Nikita Khruschchev, who was inclined towards "polycentrism" within the "world communist movement", that the Soviet Union should remain officially at its doctrinal head: leading the latter acerbically to retort,

    Asia Times Online

  • When folks like Soviet Onion talk about polycentrism in this context, my reading of that is not a center over here and a center over there but every possible perspective a valid center.

    Open thread on: localism, decentralism, anarchism, thick conceptions of libertarianism, and the U.S. Constitution

  • When folks like Soviet Onion talk about polycentrism in this context, my reading of that is not a center over here and a center over there but every possible perspective a valid center.

    Hoverbikes

  • When folks like Soviet Onion talk about polycentrism in this context, my reading of that is not a ...

    Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2009 – April – 28

  • When folks like Soviet Onion talk about polycentrism in this context, my reading of that is not a center over here and a center over there but every possible perspective a valid center.

    Hoverbikes

  • When folks like Soviet Onion talk about polycentrism in this context, my reading of that is not a center over here and a center over there but every possible perspective a valid center.

    Hoverbikes

  • The driving force of economic progress over the past several decades has been the emergence of polycentrism.

    Canada in a Fragile World

  • Whilst I propose to deal primarily with economic polycentrism, this phenomenon is affecting all aspects of international relationships, including the seats of political power.

    Canada in a Fragile World

  • Despite the enormous benefits, both realized and potential, from the trend to polycentrism, the problem of adjustment cannot be taken lightly.

    Canada in a Fragile World

  • States and the U.S.S.R. and the introduction of plural - ism into the communist world — polycentrism — have greatly reduced pressure for sustaining the spirit of

    LOYALTY

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