The Practical Significance of Decentralization

  title={The Practical Significance of Decentralization},
  author={Norman Furniss},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={958 - 982}
DECENTRALIZATION is rapidly replacing God, Country and Motherhood in popular favor. From the revolutionary left: "The sweeping concentration of power and control in the nationwide political and military Establishment necessitates the shift to decentralized forms of organization.... Monopoly capitalism has given a new concrete sense to the 'revolution from below.'"1 To the utopian left: "The core radical ideals and values of community, equality, and humaneness ... can most nearly be realized… Expand
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