Power and Politics - Power Elite Theory

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  • Politics in conducted by a small minority of individuals
  • However it is not just wealth that puts people in power it can be personal gifts
  • There is no real choice for voters at election time
  • There is an inequality of group influence


All but the most primitve societies are ruling by a numerical minority - the ruling class

  • Modern elites havesuperior organisational kiolls
  • Elites…


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