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pol·y·cen·tric

(pol'ē-sen'trik),
Having several centers.

polycentric

(pŏl′ē-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
Having several central parts, as a chromosome with multiple centromeres.
n.
A polycentric chromosome.

pol′y·cen′trism n.

polycentric

(pŏl″ē-sĕn′trĭk) [″ + kentron, center]
The condition of having many centers.
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Polycentrism also allows for a more personalized approach to IMC efforts.
Polycentrism as a multi-scalar relationship between urban and rural areas: The case of Portugal.
The paper is organized as follows: section two provides a theoretical discussion on polycentrism as a part of the EU normative agenda; the third section develops the research questions, our methodology, the dataset we built, the methods we used and also, provides the results.
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By expanding on issues of technicality and medium, Roberto Contini highlights the seventeenth-century Spanish accomplishments in "polyphony and polycentrism" (41).
With the focus on Vincent Ostrom's work on theoretical development of choice and social order and Elinor Ostroms's analysis on common-pool resources, a new framework of analysis on polycentrism is described.
Polycentrism and movement are part and parcel of the multipolarity of power relations.
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On the opposite side, polycentrism describes arrangements where multiple independent decision makers have overlapping authority, and therefore participants have multiple opportunities to forge or dissolve linkages among different collective entities (Ostrom, Tiebout & Warren, 1961 and Mcginnis, 1999 as cited in Heikkila et al., 2011).