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Energy and structure : a theory of social power

Author: Richard N Adams
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an annotated bibliography of 1200 books for high school students, divided into such sections as Human Rights, Romance, War, Easy Reading, Outdoor Life and Travel, and Colleges. Includes author and title indexes and a directory of publishers.
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Adams, Richard Newbold, 1924-
Energy and structure.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [1975]
(OCoLC)576962285
Online version:
Adams, Richard Newbold, 1924-
Energy and structure.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [1975]
(OCoLC)608095319
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard N Adams
ISBN: 0292720122 9780292720121 0292720130 9780292720138
OCLC Number: 1055474
Performer(s): ISBN 0-292-72013-0 Pbk : 2.50.
Description: xviii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The nature of power. Basic elements --
Additional considerations --
The variety of operating units --
Power domains and levels --
pt. 2. Energetic and mentalistic structures. A note on structure, mind and matter, and culture --
The energetic --
The mentalistic --
pt. 3. A model of the evolution of power. The framework --
Levels of integration --
Replicative processes --
Social power and the future.
Responsibility: by Richard Newbold Adams.

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All social structures are essentially power structures dependent on energy. In this book, the author argues that social power affects humanity's approach to ecological, economic, and political  Read more...

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