Embodied in a decision-making process that involves four elements: 1. Universal participation 2. Political equality Who can vote (Idaho/Californi) 3. Majority rule What type of majority 4. Responsive government
Representative Democracy Two types of representatives
Substantive Democratic Theory Embodied in the substance of government policies rather than in the policymaking procedure. Civil Liberties Civil Rights
- Majoritarian Model of Democracy Government by
- the people is interpreted as government
- by the majority of the people.
Pluralist Democracy Innumerable Groups – interest groups What do they share in common? economic, religious, ethnic, cultural