Major Elements of Pluralistic Social System
A pluralistic society is any society in which citizens can legally and publicly hold multiple competing ethical views and are allowed to choose for themselves what ethical beliefs if any they wish to hold. Pluralism is a community of people or organization groups were representing the social interests of the group of citizens.
Pluralism is the theory that a multitude of groups, not the people as a whole govern society. These organizations which include among others unions, trade, and professional associations, environmentalists, civil rights activists, business and financial lobbies and formal and informal coalitions of like-minded citizen influence the nuking and administration of laws and policy. There are some of the major elements of pluralism that are given below,
(a) Diversity of interests: In pluralism there are numerous economic, political, educational, social, artistic, and other groups developed by people to promote their welfare.
(b) Institutional specialization: The institutional specialization mean’s better service to get his customer and reducing the cost.
(c) Multiallegiant individuals: When a person specializes his own interests and contributions so he relates to many initiations to order to fulfill all his needs.
(d) A relatively open system: The elements of pluralism imply a relatively open system in which there is a substantial social exchange among organizations at their points of interface.
(e) Diffusion of power: A major operating mode of pluralism is power but since there are many institutions applying it, power is diffused among a large number of decision maker’s.
(f) Joint venture: Major social institutions such as business are able to secure sufficient resources to perform their function only by developing a joint venture among a number of groups.
(g) Experience Orientation: In a pluralistic society, many individuals or groups have different experiences. It enhances their ability to select a better alternative from a multitude of available life concepts.
(h) Freedom from Obligation: The members or groups of a pluralistic society are free from any obligation. Within the form of absolute freedom of choice, one’s own worldview is compiled from available religions, cultures, and ideologies.