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Who rules America? : power and politics, and social change

Author: G William Domhoff
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"This text is an invaluable tool for teaching students about how power operates in U.S. society. Its author argues that the owners and top-level managers in large income-producing properties are far and away the dominant figures in the U.S. Their corporations, banks, and agribusinesses dominate the federal government in Washington, while their real estate, construction, and land development companies dominate most  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Domhoff, G. William.
Who rules America?
Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, ©2006
(OCoLC)648643149
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G William Domhoff
ISBN: 0072876255 9780072876253
OCLC Number: 57965817
Description: xviii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Class and power in America --
The corporate community --
The corporate community and the upper class --
The policy-planning network --
The role of public opinion --
Parties and elections --
How the power elite dominate government --
The big picture.
Responsibility: G. William Domhoff.
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Drawing from a power elite perspective and the empirical data, this work aims to teach students about how power operates in US society. It argues that the owners and top-level managers in large  Read more...

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