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Monday, February 11, 2008

Government-FRQ Review-Chap 1

Review Suggestions for Chapter One Writing Assignment
Please review the following theories of contemporary democracy in
preparation for the Writing Assignment for Chapter One: Pluralism, Elite
and Class Theory, and Hyper-Pluralism. Be prepared to apply one of the
issues below to one of the theories and provide an example to reinforce your
explanation. Issues include Military Spending, Healthcare for the elderly,
and education.

Theories

  • Elite and Class Theory: The rich and powerful have a direct ad powerful influence over the governmental officials and their policy standings
  • Pluralism: Small individual groups working for single causes can have an influence on the government's policy agenda. Competition is good for the government
  • Hyperpluralism: Small groups clash so strongly that the government ends up at a standstill and is unable to act accordingly.
The Influence of these Theories
  • With the Elite and Class theory and education the rich and powerful will be able to

1 comment:

JessYca said...

Will be able to what???
CHRISTINA YOU'RE SO MEAN NOT GIVING THE ANSWERS!!!!!!!!
I'M GONNA FAIL AND IT'S GONNA BE ALL YOUR FAULT! T_T

Nah, just kidding.