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Who Rules America? Power, Politics and Social Change
Dull as dry toast!! Who Rules America? William Domhoff. Domhoff argues that the owners and top-level managers in large income-producing properties are far and away the dominant figures in the U. Their corporations, banks, and agribusinesses come together as a corporate community that dominates the federal government in Washington and their real estate, construction, and land development companies form growth coalitions that dominate most local governments.
Welcome to WhoRulesAmerica. It both builds upon and greatly supplements the book Who Rules America? The book's new subtitle, "The Triumph of the Corporate Rich," reflects the success of the wealthy few in defeating all of their rivals e. The story of how the corporate rich won all the big battles is complicated, but most of the answers are in the new Who Rules America? Among the many things you'll find here: supplementary information and updates for readers of WRA ; an overview of the American power structure at the national level and an in-depth look at power at the local level ; a look at the wealth and income distribution in the U. And there are analyses of social movements and social change based on research in the social sciences; critiques of alternative theories of power; links to Web sites and books about power and social change in the United States; and much more.
Sociologists rely on organizational frameworks or paradigms to make sense of their study of sociology; already there are many widely recognized schemas for evaluating sociological data and observations. Each paradigm looks at the study of sociology through a unique lens. The sociological examination of government and power can thus be evaluated using a variety of perspectives that help the evaluator gain a broader perspective. Functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism are a few of the more widely recognized philosophical stances in practice today.
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