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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA02H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Winter

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CHAP. 35, POWER ELITE MILLS - Sociologists C.Wright Mills argues that the most important decisions in this country are made by a cohesive power elite. - Power elite: consists of the top leaders in three areas: The corporate elite is made up of the executives from large companies; the military elite is the senior officers; and the small political includes the president and top officials in the executive and legislative branches. - Leading men in each of the three domains of power-the warlords, the corporation chieftains, the political directorate, tend to come together, to form the power elite of America. - Elite are people who have money, power, prestige - American society has never passed through a feudal epoch is of decisive importance to the nature of the American elite, a
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