Political elites in a democracy
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Published by Atherton .
Written in English

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Statementedited by P. Bachrach.
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Get this from a library! Political elites in a democracy. [Peter Bachrach;] -- One of the potentially explosive issues of the modern era is a vast and growing disparity between the overwhelming predominance of elites in the decision-making process and the democratic ideal that. Elites have been described both as the bulwarks of democracy and its very antithesis. Political Elites, first published in , reviews the literature on the role of elites in politics. It deals with both the 'classic' elite theorists - Mosca, Pareto, Michels, Burnham and C. Wright Mills - and with many of the empirical and theoretical works on elites by modern political scientists and 5/5(1). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Aug 28,  · New books by political scientist Tom Nichols and famed legal scholar Cass Sunstein assess the growing danger of political ignorance and bias and Author: Ilya Somin.

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