11_6 Notes - 11/1 missed lecture(Reviewed Exam#2 and some lecture 11/3 Announcements-extra 3 pts added to exam#2-revised syllabus-Handout"Main

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11/1 – missed lecture (Reviewed Exam #2 and some lecture) 11/3 – Announcements -extra 3 pts. added to exam #2 -revised syllabus -Handout: “Main Ideologies/Political Formulas of Elites During Modern Western History” - 3 tiers to Higley’s argument: 1. (Top) Ideologies/Political Formulas used primarily by elites to mobilize mass support. 2. Elite Types/Transformations 3. (Bottom) Non-elite orientations I. Ideologies/Political Formulas a. Split between Marxist and Non-Marxist Socialists 1. Between WWI and WWI 2. Marxist: -splinters world-wide a. dogmatic communism ex. Bolsheviks in Russia b. Social democrats (socialism voted into power, not forced through violence and revolution) 3. Non-Marxist Socialists: b. Melding of “Service State, Non-Marxist Socialism, and Social Democracy”, Communism remains outside this convergence.  Communism loses ground after WWII. 1. This fusion leads us to where we are today.  A single hegemonic ideology that all elites use   today – democracy. c. Legacy of conservatism and its relationship with fascism?
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course SOC 320k taught by Professor Higley during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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11_6 Notes - 11/1 missed lecture(Reviewed Exam#2 and some lecture 11/3 Announcements-extra 3 pts added to exam#2-revised syllabus-Handout"Main

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