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Unformatted text preview: Class: o Position in society, or, relation to an issue How it creates a particular kind of interest- how these interests unite? - Define them as a group. o Access- Resources, $, political power, knowledge Kornhauser: o Says: Power Elite set the agenda, and determines all the major policies of America. They have similar interests. And similary background (common way of life). Similar social origins. People that are wealthy, and have been wealthy. PLURALISM o interest/ veto groups o the unorganized public each group has a particular set of interests and are concerned with protecting their interests and blocking others from their interests. Who gets involved in policy shifts depending on the issue Interest groups try and enlist public support....
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- Fall '07