Political elites / Geraint Parry.


New York : Praeger, 1969.

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Subjects Elite (Social sciences)
EĢlite (sciences sociales)
Poder (Ciencias sociales)
Pouvoir (sciences sociales)
Power (Social sciences)
Series Studies in political science (Praeger Publishers) ; 5.
Description 169 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-164) and index.
Contents I. The context of elite theorizing -- Elitism as science and as ideology -- Marxism and elitism -- II. The classical elitist thesis -- Mosca and Michels: An organizational approach -- Pareto: a psychological approach -- Burnham: an economic approach -- C. Wright Mills: an institutional approach -- The concept of the mass -- Ideology and social control -- The perpetuation and replacement of elites -- III. Elitism and pluralism -- Types of elite -- Military elites -- Business elites -- Bureaucratic elites -- Education and elite formation -- The "establishment" -- Elite consensus -- IV. Empirical tests of elitist theories -- Elite background and recruitment -- Community power studies -- V. Criticisms of the eite concept -- The scope of influence -- Political influence-appearance and reality -- The nature of decision-making -- "Boundary" problems -- The "costs" of influence -- Concluding injunctions -- VI. Elites and democratic theory -- "Pluralism" or "democratic elitism"? -- Classical democracy -- The radical alternative -- Degrees of democracy?
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00011778
(OCoLC)11778
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WorldCat Identities Parry, Geraint.
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