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Centralism is an idea on how to organize a state or government. The idea is to focus this organization under a single government instead of using many local government bodies. In many cases, this makes communication easier. An organization that is an example for centralism is the Roman Catholic Church.

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  • Devolution, the opposite concept
  • Democratic centralism, a concept of Vladimir Lenin; he used the idea of centalism to organise political parties.
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