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Department
Geography
Course
GGRC13H3
Professor
Andre Sorensen
Semester
Winter

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GGRC13 thLecture 3 Friday Jan 27 2012PluralismConcept of pluralism is that there are multiple holders of political power in cities that tend to engage with different policy areasPolitical power is not cumulative and operates significantly outside electoral system but local democracy is largely effective in incorporating diverse interestsBut this model is widely criticized as being too focused on US model with cumulative inequality evident in some places and ignoring multiple faces of powerIf its cumulative they gather more power over time it was oligarchic they lost control over local politics more groups got involved Political power it outside political politics not the elected politicians there are people who are create groups but Pluralism Power and Politics A major problem in trying to understand urban politics is that there are a wide variety of com
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