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Democratic centralism is an institutional system as well as a decisionmaking model.
Thus we come to see in combination the deceits of democratic centralism, the subversive dialectic of quotas and atomizing pluralism, and the manifold barriers to the devolution of power.
One of the basic axioms of communist ideology is the principle of democratic centralism and it is this context that a suggestion was made that an apology by the CPI-M politburo was warranted on account of the action of the some of the lower functionaries.
the mistakes of past governments as failures of centralism more
From the aspect of government's role and behavior, this process is still the "Mao-style" democracy of New China, or we may call it the operation of "democratic centralism," which means democracy first, and then centralism.
Swann's work has helped to expose the inferiority of centralism as a means of managing resources and that, in fact, the result of industrialization has been increased poverty, decreased environmental virility, economic collapse, and a loss of local community.
Arab nationalism and centralism brought Iraq during the 20th century nothing but disaster and chaos.
Change necessitates an activation of democracy on the local level in Lebanon through a method and a process that does not stop at municipal councils, which tends toward locals centralism or nepotism.
Its likely form is unclear as it will neither exhibit the centralism of New Labour nor the free markets so beloved of high Tories, but it may be significant that within the first hours of new Government, the DCSF nameplate fell to the ground with the clatter of a deposed dictator's statue.
PL Magazine, published by the Progressive Labor Party, the reorganized Communist Party of the United States, explains democratic centralism as a [communist] party divided into cells that make suggestions regarding how to improve it and evaluate party positions to make suggestions for change.
The book adds an argument about the statement that centralism is characterised by listing totalitarian and anti-democratic countries.
He added the decision was made according to Article 137 of the Constitution that states: "The government, while preserving the principle of centralism, shall -- in accordance with the law -- delegates certain powers to local administration units for the purpose of expediting and promoting economic, social and cultural affairs and increasing the participation of people in the development of the nation.