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Pluralism Essay

  • Submitted by: Kmaqib
  • on November 18, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 437 words

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Below is an essay on "Pluralism" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

we,lkrShiYl-C.: kfkbitl'c{'" ,2;~k.., Prompt: In this course we have discussed three primary forms of representation: Madisonian Democracy, Pluralism, and Party Theory. Each approach describes a different way in which the people achieve representation at higher levels of government: at the individual level, through interest groups, and through parties. Kc,wuY\ -k.~'':' ;'h'':''::Ucl'~J "Ivr~ Q tnve5+-\ '" h'D"1·. 0" ~I",.fdo~n f~~ :: Dr"'""'""""S Representatives who claim to e acting in the best interest of their constituents occupy - F()(~J each branch of government. Recently, the federal government shut down for 16 days because the House and the Senate could not come to terms on the federal budget with a sharp focus on "Obamacare." There are many explanations circulating in the public sphere about why the shutdown occurred; was it a partisan division? Was it the Tea Party? Was it an interest group? Was it a small group of individuals?

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In this paper, I want you to reflect on the interplay between political behavior and institutional politics by explaining the recent federal shutdown through the lens of one of the three forms of representation we have discussed. In crafting your paper, be sure to do the following: • Begin your paper with a clear introduction and thesis statement • Offer brief background on the government shutdown of2013 • Describe the theoretical approach that you will use to explain why the shutdown occurred • Apply the theory to the events that transpired surrounding the shutdown • Offer a brief conclusion • Include a references page • Be sure to support all of your claims with evidence from the class text, additional assigned course readings, and outside research from scholarly sources R~uirements: • This paper should be 5-7 pages typed, double-spaced, in 12 pt. standard font. • The final paper is due no later than Monday, December 9 at 7:45. • Emailed papers will not be accepted. • If you submit your paper early, you can bring it to my...

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