poly centrism


the doctrine that a plurality of independent centers of leadership, power, or ideology may exist within a single political system, especially Communism.
the fact of having many centers of authority or importance: the polycentrism of American intellectual life.

1955–60; polycentr(ic) + -ism

polycentric, adjective
polycentrist, noun, adjective
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polycentrism (ˌpɒlɪˈsɛntrɪzəm)
(formerly) the fact, principle, or advocacy of the existence of more than one guiding or predominant ideological or political centre in a political system, alliance, etc, in the Communist world

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