Discussion 1 - Elitism v. Pluralism
American Federal Government
Discussion 1 Elitism v. Pluralism
This discussion aligns with Learning Outcomes 1, 2 and 4.
Politics and government necessitates competition. Such competition can be viewed through the lens of the elite and pluralist theories of government. Describe the elite theory of government. Describe the pluralist theory of government. Which theory, in your opinion, best explains the American political system? Be sure to provide examples to support your line of thought.
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