Perspectives on Govt Pwr Politics SOC 101 Study Guide - Study Guide for SOC Perspectives on Government Power and Politics_Functionalists view government

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Study Guide for: SOC Perspectives on Government, Power and Politics ___ Functionalists ___ view government and politics as means of enforcing norms and regulating conflict. _Conflict ____ theorists such as C. Wright Mills believe the power elite use government to develop social policies that allow them to keep their clout and wealth. __ Interactionist ____ are not interested in large structures such as the government. They are more interested in the face-to-face, behind-the-scenes aspects of politics - the face-to-face backroom meetings and lobbyist efforts. Sociologists study politics in order to _ as a means to understand the underlying social norms and values of a group ___. A society’s political structure and practices provide insight into its _ distribution of power and wealth, as well as larger philosophical and cultural beliefs . ____.
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  • Spring '08
  • SULLIVAN
  • Sociology, Norms, Voting RightsAct, cause-related political organizations, ___Functionalists___ view government

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