sociology final essay

sociology final essay - impossible. This is why citiztens...

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It states that all forms of organization, regardless of how democratic or autocratic they may be at the start, will eventually and inevitably develop into oligarchies. The reasons for this are the technical indispensability of leadership, the tendency of the leaders to organize themselves and to consolidate their interests; the gratitude of the led towards the leaders, and the general immobility and passivity of the masses The basic idea in an model democratic society is that the people govern themselves. Pepole are able to recognize what is in their best interest and they will protect those intersts with how they run their political system. The power of politics rests in the people and by this political involvement it is said that they will become better citizens. Due to the large level of citizens and the increase in involvement a true democracy is almost
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Unformatted text preview: impossible. This is why citiztens vote to elect officials who will make decisions on their behalf In a totalitarian society the government has total control. In this form of government societys values, ideology, and rules are all determined by the people in power. The over all goal of this type of governemtn is to form one unified population that is not seperated by religion or political views. In both forms of government there is usually a common end result which is called Oligarchies. In oligarchies a few groups of ruling elites take power og the majority. Rather than everyone sharing power in the government a small group of people hold rule over the rest.This end resulty is almost evitable and is called the iron law of oligarchy....
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