Sociology- Nature & Distribution of Power

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Which Functionalist said that power is a positive social capacity for achieving communal ends?
Parsons
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Which theory does Foucault, 1980 belong to, when rejecting the link between social structure + power?
Poststructuralism
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Who from Classical Pluralism in 1835 suggested diversity in a political system was needed?
De Tocqueville
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What did Elite Pluralist Wyn Grant, 1989, notice about the power of pressure groups? It has ________
Declined
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Which Classical Elitist came up with the theory of continuous circulation of elite groups in 1963?
Pareto
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Mills, 1956, was a Radical Elitist who said that US Democracy has become dominated by a ___________?
Power Elite
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What criticism can be made of Radical Elitist theories? They have become ______
Anachronistic
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How many types of elites does Hywell Williams, 2006, claim run the country?
Three
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What year did Marx & Engels develop their theory of economic power?
1950
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Which Marxist in 1973 criticised Marx & Engels, 1950 for their theory being non-falsifiable?
Miliband
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What kind of Marxist was Miliband, 1969?
Instrumental
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Which Marxist was a Structural Marxist in 1969?
Poulantzas
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Poulantzas divided the process of ______ into 2, RSA and ISA. What process was this?
Legitimation
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______ & Resler, 1976 took a positivist approach in supporting the Marxist theory of power, saying power can only be measured by its results. Who was the counterpart of this?
Westergaard
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