SG_Wasserman - What do all of them have in common 8.According to Mills where does the elite get its power PEOPLE POWER AND POLITICS – STUDY GUIDE

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PEOPLE, POWER AND POLITICS – STUDY GUIDE Who Wins, Who Loses: Pluralism vs. Elitist, Gary Wasserman 1.What are the two major approaches to the question: Who rules America ? 2.Describe the pluralist approach. 3.What are the 4 major concepts in pluralism? 4.Give an example of the bargaining_compromise process. 5.Give two criticisms of pluralist theory. 6.What was C.W. Mills thesis in The Power Elite? 7.Mills’ Power Elite is one of many versions of elite perspectives.
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Unformatted text preview: What do all of them have in common? 8.According to Mills, where does the elite get its power? PEOPLE, POWER AND POLITICS – STUDY GUIDE 9.According to the elite perspective, do political decisions reflect widespread consensus? Explain. 10.Give two criticisms of the Power Elite theory. 11.What are the central questions in the debate between supporters of the pluralist and elite theories?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course CORC 1130 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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SG_Wasserman - What do all of them have in common 8.According to Mills where does the elite get its power PEOPLE POWER AND POLITICS – STUDY GUIDE

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