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Elitism

Social science


by
G. Lowell Field and John Higley

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 150 pages

File size: 473 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

First published in 1980, this book presents an important critique of prevailing political doctrine in Western societies at a time of major change in circumstances of Western civilization. G. Lowell Field and John Higley stress the importance of a more realistic appraisal of elite and mass roles in politics, arguing that political stability and any real degree of representative democracy depend fundamentally on the existence of specific kinds of elites.