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Elite Theory of Democracy

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Those who support the elite theory of democracy believe that

A

democracy is a hierarchical structure with bureaucrats hold the real power.

B

a small number of powerful military and corporate leaders rule in their own self interest.

C

government depends on the “consent of the governed”.

D

interest groups compete to promote their preferences.

E

democracy is based on picking official to run the government.