plutocracy oligarchy difference?Advertisement
Best Answer: No. Whereas "PLUTOCRACY" is government by the wealthy or the wealthy class, OLIGARCHY is not necessarily so! An oligarchy is government by "the few". The "few" could be due to being royal, wealthy, family, military, religious or anything else. Obviously the wealthy can ... - read more
Plutocracy is the "rule of money": rich people dominate society and politics. Oligarchy is when a few people share political power, at the expense of everyone else. - read more
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