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A pluralist democracy describes a political system where there is more than one center of power. Democracies are by definition pluralist as democracies allow freedom of association. However, pluralism may exist without democracy.
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- "Pluralist Model", article by ThinkQuest Team 26466: Eric Barr, Taylor Rankin, and John Baird (A More Perfect Union project, for students by students)