MOSCA, Gaetano

MOSCA, Gaetano
   Italian SOCIOLOGIST whose analysis of Marxism led him to foresee Stalinism (see STALIN). His best known work is The Ruling Class (1939).

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  • Mosca, Gaetano — (1858–1941)    One of the democratic age’s most uncomfortable thinkers, Gaetano Mosca is chiefly remembered today for his conviction that democratic regimes like all other types of regime are controlled by elites, who manipulate public opinion… …   Historical Dictionary of modern Italy

  • Mosca, Gaetano — (1858 1941) An Italian political theorist and proponent of the theory of élite domination. In his most famous book The Ruling Class (1896), he argued that there are inevitably two classes of people, the rulers and the ruled. The former is a… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Mosca, Gaetano — born April 1, 1958, Palermo, Sicily, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies died Nov. 8, 1941, Rome, Italy Italian political theorist. Educated at the University of Palermo, he taught constitutional law there (1885–88) and at the Universities of Rome… …   Universalium

  • Mosca, Gaetano — (1 abr. 1858, Palermo, Sicilia, Reino de las Dos Sicilias–8 nov. 1941, Roma, Italia). Teórico político italiano. Estudió en la Universidad de Palermo, y fue profesor de derecho constitucional en esa misma universidad (1885–88), en la Universidad… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mosca — Mosca, Gaetano …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Gaetano Mosca — (* 1. April 1858 in Palermo; † 8. November 1941 in Rom) war ein italienischer Rechts und Politikwissenschaftler und Soziologe und wurde als Elitetheoretiker bekannt. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MOSCA (G.) — MOSCA GAETANO (1858 1941) Après avoir fait des études de droit et de sciences politiques, Gaetano Mosca enseigne lui même ces disciplines à l’université de Turin, puis à Rome. Parallèlement à son activité scientifique, il mène une carrière… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gaetano — gaetano, na. adj. Natural de Gaeta. U. t. c. s. || 2. Perteneciente o relativo a esta ciudad de Italia. * * * (as used in expressions) Donizetti, (Domenico) Gaetano (Maria) Mosca, Gaetano Vestris, Gaetano Appolino Baldassare …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mosca — (Del lat. musca.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 ZOOLOGÍA Insecto de cuerpo negro, ojos salientes, aparato bucal picador y chupador, patas con capacidad adherente, muy común y molesto. (Musca domestica.) 2 Pelo que le crece al hombre entre el labio… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Gaetano — (as used in expressions) Donizetti Domenico Gaetano Maria Mosca Gaetano Gaetano Appolino Baldassare * * * …   Universalium

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