Outline the key elements of the pluralist model Describe special interest

Outline the key elements of the pluralist model

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Outline the key elements of the pluralist model Describe special interest groups and provide an example Describe political action committees and provide an example Encourage students to include any personal experience on functionalist perspectives on power and political systems in their responses 4. Apply Conflict perspective on power and political systems Pages: 432 LO: 14 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: Summarize the conflict perspective on power and political systems Describe the elite model Outline the key elements of the elite model Explain sociologist C. Wright Mills’ theory on power elite Explain sociologist G. William Domhoff’s theory on the ruling class Encourage students to include any personal experience on conflict perspectives on power and political systems in their responses 5. Discuss C. Wright Mills’ views on the media Pages: 432 LO: 18 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: Discuss his view of the press as “watchdog for the public” Discuss his view on the capacity for individuals to develop critical judgment based on information received from the media Discuss the circumstances under which critical thinking is more likely to occur Discuss your view about how we might relate Mills’ ideas to the role of the media today in shaping our political and economic “realities” around the world. 6. The U. S. Political System 485
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Chapter 1 Pages: 432 LO: 8 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: Define a political party Describe the purpose of a political party Summarize the differences between ideal type and reality Explain political participation and voter apathy Encourage students to include any personal views on the U. S. political system in their responses 7. Economic systems in global perspective Page: 439 LO: 16 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: Define an economy Differentiate between goods and services Describe Preindustrial economies—primary sector production Discuss Industrial economies—secondary sector production Explain Postindustrial economies—tertiary sector production Encourage students to include any personal experience with economies sector production in their responses 8. Contemporary world economic systems - capitalism Pages: 440 LO: 7 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: Define capitalism Identify the distinctive features of capitalism Summarize private ownership of the means of production: include corporations and transnational corporations Outline competition: include oligopoly, shared monopoly, conglomerates, and interlocking corporate directorates Encourage students to include any personal views on capitalism in their responses 486
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Chapter 1 9. Contemporary world economic systems—socialism Pages: 445 LO: 3 The following are suggested areas for students to address in the essay: Define socialism Summarize public ownership of the means of production
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  • Sociology, Lo, Herbert Spencer

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