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Politic NOtes

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Winter 2011

Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCA02H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon

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POLITICS
Canada is very pluralistic
Power elite modelmarx
Bourgeoisie ---controls the command post of the most influential institutes
are called élites
Power of Elite C. wright
These elites are business people, governments people and military people
As apathy and cynicism go up income decreases
Because if your less apathy then you less likely to vote
Dummboffelite theorist --- overlapping elites---Corporate conservatives
(upper class people) coalition--- liberal labor coalition (labor unions,
environmental groups universities )
liberals want more taxes bigger government
problem with conservatives that they are seen as cold and uncaring
universities like the liberal because univ train a lot of people in the labor
center
Artistic communities tends to belong to the liberal
Power elites are not static
Government spends mostly on education because education gives
everyone a shot on being in the top position
Criticism of elite---One of the reason govrs change is based on Dummoffs
theory
Pluralistic politicsex..many people argue that pluralism is the
Multiculturalism the act was signed in 1992—clear example of pluralism
at work
Many people also argue that the internet is also a pluralism movement
Davied Suzic---environmentalist---first to go on the net
Web has been used to carry out publicize all over the world---cyber
activism---socialization to go global
Fanguan---cult in chinathat held a rally on the web
Ex..G20 protest –got organized on the web
Zabatisa---movement in mexico.that tried to gain a self rule in a
province in
Web based plurism is disappearing and this is form of elite theory
----Because many elites are owning the webfor example they own the
certain websites
Bureaucracy is were you find the public centre movement
The job of the mass media is to critics the state
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POLITICS Canada is very pluralistic Power elite modelmarx Bourgeoisie ---controls the command post of the most influential institutes are called lites Power of Elite C. wright These elites are business people, governments people and military people As apathy and cynicism go up income decreases Because if your less apathy then you less likely to vote Dummboffelite theorist --- overlapping elites---Corporate conservatives (upper class people) coalition--- liberal labor coalition (labor unions, environmental groups universities ) liberals want more taxes bigger government problem with conservatives that they are seen as cold and uncaring universities like the liberal because univ train a lot of people in the labor center Artistic communities tends to belong to the liberal Power elites are not static Government spends mostly on education because education gives everyone a shot on being in the top position
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