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C. Wright Mills and The power elite

by G. William Domhoff

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mills, C. Wright 1916-1962

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementcompiled by G. William Domhoff and Hoyt B. Ballard.
    ContributionsBallard, Hoyt B., joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN58 .D57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 278 p.
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5607381M
    LC Control Number68014705

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: portrait ; 24 cm: Contents: Pt. I. C. Wright Mills and his sociology --C. Wright Mills / by Ralph Miliband --The sociology of C. Wright Mills / by Eugene V. Schneider --pt. II. Liberal critics of The power elite --A critique of the ruling elite model / by Robert A. Dahl --"Power elite" or "veto groups"? / by. C. Wright Mills [] C. Wright Mills on the Power Elite. By Frank W. Elwell. In all of his writings, Mills interprets the world through a theoretical perspective very much influenced by Max Weber.

      The opening sentence of "The Power Elite," by C. Wright Mills, seems unremarkable, even bland. But when the book was first published 50 years . power elite theory was developed by sociologist C. Wright Mills, in his book he was very critical of American democracy and he argued that in reality there was a class of military, business and political leaders driven by mutual interest that constituted the power elite. When Mills published his book in it made him very unpopular because most Americans didn't see democracy as Mills saw it.

    C. Wright Mills is counted among prominent social thinkers of twentieth century. He was an American social conflict theorist. Mills social theories were influenced from the work or ideas of Karl Marx and Max Weber. He interpreted the social world from Weberian and Marxist perspective though, he never admitted or mentioned that his social theories [ ]. A biography of legendary sociologist C. Wright Mills, author of The Power Elite and White Collar, among other works, by eminent sociologist Irving L. Horowitz. Charles Wright Mills () was a famed sociologist, social commentator and critic.


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