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Unformatted text preview: Som : some, if not most, basic businesses should be owned by the government so that profits can be evenly distributed Communism : the state or the government makes almost all economic decisions and owns almost all the major factors of production Who holds Political Power? C. Wright Mills : the Power Elite: a small group of military, industrial, and government leaders who controlled the fate of the government William Domhoff : believed that Mills power elite is largely white, male, and upper class Karl Marx : the Elite Model: society is ruled by a small group of individuals who share a common set of political and economic interests Robert Dahl : The Pluralist Model: many competing groups in society have access to government with no single group being dominant...
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- Fall '09