ANSWER BOTH QUESTIONS. EACH IS WORTH 30 POINTS.
1. Compare and contrast the power elite, pluralist and Marxist perspectives onhow power is distributed in society. Which of the perspectives do you thinkDomhoff relies on in Who Rules America? Which perspective do you think mostaccurately depicts the arrangement of power in the United States today? Why? Besure to back up your answer by referring to the readings and class discussions (25points).
2. Compare and contrast the competing economic policies of New Deal –Keynesianpolicies and more recent –Reagonomics policies. How do different social classesbenefit from one type of policy than the other? How do each of these types policiesinfluence the widening inequality discussed in Reich’s book as well as in the videoInequality for All? Be sure to draw on the readings and the video in your answer.