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By Murray Milner

At a time whilst major social prestige, monetary assets, and political possibilities appear to turn into ever extra unequally dispensed and simply to be had to a couple, this booklet represents the 1st systematic attempt in recent times to enhance a sociological version of elites and non-elites. In outlining a brand new typology of monetary, political, and cultural elites, in addition to drawing recognition to the $64000 function of non-elites, this accessibly written e-book offers novel insights into the constitution of ancient and modern societies.

 

Milner identifies the assets and constructions of financial, political, and cultural strength, and investigates styles of cooperation and clash among and inside of elite teams. reading politicians and propagandists, landowners and capitalists, nationwide heroes and celebrities, usual parents and outcasts, the booklet applies its version to 3 relatively assorted societies – historic India, Classical Athens, and the modern usa – highlighting very important structural commonalities throughout those in a different way very varied societies.

 

an important contribution to scholarship, Elites can also be helpful for an array of classes in sociology, political technological know-how, and history.

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