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The Leninist organizational system in which policy is decided centrally and is binding on all members.
- ‘Inside the party, democratic centralism degenerated into bureaucratic centralization, so that by the 1930s there was a wide gap between party officials and party members.’
- ‘Dunphy remains faithful, by contrast, to the tradition of democratic centralism, ceding little control to others.’
- ‘In theory democratic centralism makes the executive accountable to the Party, but only in theory.’
- ‘It is generally believed that the model used by the government for making policy decisions follows the so-called ‘principle of collective leadership under democratic centralism.’’
- ‘It was in this section of the book that Rodney developed the critique of vanguardism and the party form that celebrated the virtues of democratic centralism where there was a lot of centralisation but no democracy.’
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