Instrumental Marxism

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Instrumental Marxism, or elite model, is a theory which reasons that policy makers in government and positions of power tend to “share a common business or class background, and that their decisions will reflect their business or class interests.”[1]

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  1. ^ Goldstein, Joshua S. 2004. International Relations. Canadian Edition. Ed. Whitworth, Sandra. Toronto: Pearson Education. Page 147.