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power
the ability of one to make another act in accordance with the first person's intentions
authority
The right to use power

*bonus define power
legitimacy
what makes something(i.e. constitution) a source of right
"rule of many"
Asistotle: Free born and poor rule government
Direct(Participatory) Democracy
"rule of the many"- all or most participe in holding office of making policy
Representative Democracy
Requires leaders acquiring power through competitive struggle for people' vote
Direct v. Representative
In Direct, the people are voting directly on isues, in Representative people vote for officials
Another name for Repreentative democracy
Elitist theory of democracy
Necesary componenets for a representative government to work
- genuine leadership competition
- free communication
individuals and parties be able to run for office
name the four elitists theories
marxist (control economy,control government), power elite (coorporate leaders), bureaucrat (those who operate gov agencies), pluralists (divided equally)