Pluralist democracy

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A pluralist democracy describes a political system where there is more than one center of power.[1] Modern democracies are by definition pluralist as democracies allow freedom of association. However, pluralism may exist without democracy.[2]


  1. ^ "Theory of Pluralistic Democracy". TheFreeDictionary. 3rd Edition: The Great Soviet Encyclopedia. (1970-1979). Retrieved 4 June 2012. Check date values in: |year= (help)CS1 maint: location (link)
  2. ^ The Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science by F Bealey, 1999

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