Gov Chapter I

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Pluralist Viewview that competition among affected interests shape public policyPolitical Powerpower used to determine who will hold government office and how the government will behavePowerability of one person to get another to act in accordance with the first person's intentionsPower Elite TheoryAmerican democracy is actually dominated by a few top leaders, most of whom are outside the government and enjoy great advantages in wealth, status, or organized positionRepresentative Democracyany system of government in which leaders are authorized to make decisions by winning a competitive struggle for popular vote