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Who rules America? : the triumph of the corporate rich, G. William Domhoff, University of California, Santa Cruz

Label
Who rules America? : the triumph of the corporate rich
Title
Who rules America?
Title remainder
the triumph of the corporate rich
Statement of responsibility
G. William Domhoff, University of California, Santa Cruz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Blending together class, organizational, and institutional perspectives, along with a wide range of unique new empirical information the author has assembled, Who Rules America? is an invaluable tool for teaching students about how power operates in U.S. society. This classic text has been completely updated to capture the full sweep of the dramatic changes that occurred in the United States during the first twelve years of the twenty-first century
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Domhoff, G. William
Dewey number
305.5/20973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.E4
LC item number
D652 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Social classes
  • Corporations
  • United States
  • Corporations
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Politics and government
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Social classes
  • United States
  • Elite
  • Körperschaft
  • Politisches Handeln
  • Macht
  • Soziale Klasse
  • USA
  • Macht
  • Elite
  • Politische Führung
Label
Who rules America? : the triumph of the corporate rich, G. William Domhoff, University of California, Santa Cruz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4
  • 129
  • When Public Opinion Can and Cannot Be Ignored
  • 130
  • 6
  • Parties and Elections
  • 132
  • Electoral Rules as Containment Strategies
  • 132
  • Electoral Constraints and Voter Suppression in America
  • 133
  • What Is a Social Class?
  • How Growth Coalitions Changed Electoral Rules
  • 135
  • How Elections Nonetheless Matter
  • 136
  • Why Only Two Major Parties?
  • 137
  • Republicans and Democrats
  • 140
  • Party Primaries as Government Structures
  • 145
  • 8
  • The Big, Not Determinative, Role of Campaign Finance
  • 146
  • The Obama Donor Network: A Case History
  • 151
  • Other Corporate Support for Candidates
  • 155
  • The Liberal-Labor Alliance in Electoral Politics
  • 157
  • The Results of the Candidate Selection Process
  • 158
  • Social Class According to Social Scientists
  • But There's S till Uncertainty
  • 161
  • 7
  • How the Power Elite Dominate Government
  • 162
  • The Role of Governments
  • 163
  • The Special-Interest Process
  • 164
  • The Policy-Making Process
  • 10
  • 168
  • Appointees to Government
  • 174
  • The First Obama Administration
  • 175
  • Supreme Court Appointments
  • 177
  • The Liberal-Labor Alliance and Congress
  • 181
  • Corporate Complaints of Impotence: Their Real Fears
  • A Guide to What Follows
  • 186
  • The Limits of Corporate Domination
  • 189
  • 8
  • The Big Picture
  • 192
  • Why are the Corporate Rich So Powerful?
  • 194
  • The Transformation of the American Power Structure
  • 197
  • 13
  • Power and Social Change
  • 202
  • 9
  • What Do Other Social Scientists Think?
  • 203
  • Pluralism
  • 203
  • Historical Institutionalism
  • 208
  • The Organizational State Perspective
  • 2
  • 212
  • Elite Theory
  • 214
  • Finding Common Ground
  • 218
  • The Corporate Community
  • 16
  • 1
  • The Unexpected Origins of the Corporate Community
  • 18
  • The Board of Directors
  • 20
  • The Corporate Community
  • 22
  • The Director Network as a Leadership Group
  • 28
  • The Corporate Lawyers
  • 29
  • Power and Class in America
  • From Small Farms to Agrifood Businesses
  • 31
  • Small Business: Not a Counterweight
  • 33
  • Local Businesses Form Growth Coalitions
  • 36
  • Structural Power and Its Limits
  • 39
  • 3
  • The Corporate Community and the Upper Class
  • 1
  • 42
  • Is There an American Upper Class?
  • 44
  • Prepping for Power
  • 46
  • Social Clubs
  • 50
  • The Feminine Half of the Upper Class
  • 57
  • Dropouts, Failures, and Change Agents
  • What Is Power?
  • 59
  • Continuity and Upward Mobility
  • 60
  • Is the Upper Class an Economic Class?
  • 62
  • The Upper Class and Corporate Control
  • 65
  • Where Do Corporate Executives Come From?
  • 69
  • The Assimilation of Rising Corporate Executives
  • 1
  • 70
  • Class Awareness
  • 72
  • 4
  • The Policy-Planning Network
  • 74
  • An Overview of the Policy-Planning Network
  • 76
  • Corporate Interlocks with Think Tanks and Policy Groups
  • 79
  • The Social Science View of Power
  • Foundations
  • 81
  • Think Tanks
  • 88
  • The Mixed Role of Universities in American Power Conflicts
  • 91
  • The Policy-Discussion Groups
  • 93
  • The Committee for Economic Development
  • 98
  • 2
  • The Liberal-Labor Policy Network
  • 102
  • The Power Elite
  • 104
  • The Policy-Planning Network in Perspective
  • 106
  • 5
  • The Role of Public Opinion
  • 109
  • An Overview of the Opinion-Shaping Network
  • Three Power Indicators
  • 110
  • Striving to Shape Opinion on Foreign Policy
  • 120
  • Trying to Shape Opinion on Economic Policies
  • 122
  • The Power Elite and Social Issues
  • 125
  • The Role of the Mass Media
  • 126
  • Attempts to "Enforce" Public Opinion
Control code
831150484
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
xx, 252 pages
Isbn
9780078026713
Lccn
2013008437
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)831150484
Label
Who rules America? : the triumph of the corporate rich, G. William Domhoff, University of California, Santa Cruz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4
  • 129
  • When Public Opinion Can and Cannot Be Ignored
  • 130
  • 6
  • Parties and Elections
  • 132
  • Electoral Rules as Containment Strategies
  • 132
  • Electoral Constraints and Voter Suppression in America
  • 133
  • What Is a Social Class?
  • How Growth Coalitions Changed Electoral Rules
  • 135
  • How Elections Nonetheless Matter
  • 136
  • Why Only Two Major Parties?
  • 137
  • Republicans and Democrats
  • 140
  • Party Primaries as Government Structures
  • 145
  • 8
  • The Big, Not Determinative, Role of Campaign Finance
  • 146
  • The Obama Donor Network: A Case History
  • 151
  • Other Corporate Support for Candidates
  • 155
  • The Liberal-Labor Alliance in Electoral Politics
  • 157
  • The Results of the Candidate Selection Process
  • 158
  • Social Class According to Social Scientists
  • But There's S till Uncertainty
  • 161
  • 7
  • How the Power Elite Dominate Government
  • 162
  • The Role of Governments
  • 163
  • The Special-Interest Process
  • 164
  • The Policy-Making Process
  • 10
  • 168
  • Appointees to Government
  • 174
  • The First Obama Administration
  • 175
  • Supreme Court Appointments
  • 177
  • The Liberal-Labor Alliance and Congress
  • 181
  • Corporate Complaints of Impotence: Their Real Fears
  • A Guide to What Follows
  • 186
  • The Limits of Corporate Domination
  • 189
  • 8
  • The Big Picture
  • 192
  • Why are the Corporate Rich So Powerful?
  • 194
  • The Transformation of the American Power Structure
  • 197
  • 13
  • Power and Social Change
  • 202
  • 9
  • What Do Other Social Scientists Think?
  • 203
  • Pluralism
  • 203
  • Historical Institutionalism
  • 208
  • The Organizational State Perspective
  • 2
  • 212
  • Elite Theory
  • 214
  • Finding Common Ground
  • 218
  • The Corporate Community
  • 16
  • 1
  • The Unexpected Origins of the Corporate Community
  • 18
  • The Board of Directors
  • 20
  • The Corporate Community
  • 22
  • The Director Network as a Leadership Group
  • 28
  • The Corporate Lawyers
  • 29
  • Power and Class in America
  • From Small Farms to Agrifood Businesses
  • 31
  • Small Business: Not a Counterweight
  • 33
  • Local Businesses Form Growth Coalitions
  • 36
  • Structural Power and Its Limits
  • 39
  • 3
  • The Corporate Community and the Upper Class
  • 1
  • 42
  • Is There an American Upper Class?
  • 44
  • Prepping for Power
  • 46
  • Social Clubs
  • 50
  • The Feminine Half of the Upper Class
  • 57
  • Dropouts, Failures, and Change Agents
  • What Is Power?
  • 59
  • Continuity and Upward Mobility
  • 60
  • Is the Upper Class an Economic Class?
  • 62
  • The Upper Class and Corporate Control
  • 65
  • Where Do Corporate Executives Come From?
  • 69
  • The Assimilation of Rising Corporate Executives
  • 1
  • 70
  • Class Awareness
  • 72
  • 4
  • The Policy-Planning Network
  • 74
  • An Overview of the Policy-Planning Network
  • 76
  • Corporate Interlocks with Think Tanks and Policy Groups
  • 79
  • The Social Science View of Power
  • Foundations
  • 81
  • Think Tanks
  • 88
  • The Mixed Role of Universities in American Power Conflicts
  • 91
  • The Policy-Discussion Groups
  • 93
  • The Committee for Economic Development
  • 98
  • 2
  • The Liberal-Labor Policy Network
  • 102
  • The Power Elite
  • 104
  • The Policy-Planning Network in Perspective
  • 106
  • 5
  • The Role of Public Opinion
  • 109
  • An Overview of the Opinion-Shaping Network
  • Three Power Indicators
  • 110
  • Striving to Shape Opinion on Foreign Policy
  • 120
  • Trying to Shape Opinion on Economic Policies
  • 122
  • The Power Elite and Social Issues
  • 125
  • The Role of the Mass Media
  • 126
  • Attempts to "Enforce" Public Opinion
Control code
831150484
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
xx, 252 pages
Isbn
9780078026713
Lccn
2013008437
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)831150484

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