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Power

Author: John Scott
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Key concepts (Polity Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This far-reaching study gives a concise and coherent overview of the debates surrounding the analysis of social power. The concept of power is outlined, and its main dimensions are explored through consideration of various facets - command, pressure, constraint, discipline, protest, and interpersonal power. The book examines both the theoretical debates that have arisen and the kinds of empirical materials relevant  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Scott
ISBN: 0745624170 9780745624174 0745624189 9780745624181
OCLC Number: 224030651
Description: vi, 184 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Patterns of Power --
2. Command and Sovereign Power --
3. Pressure and Policy Formation --
4. Constraint and Hegemony --
5. Discipline and Expertise --
6. Protest and Collective Mobilisation --
7. Interpersonal Power --
8. Coda.
Series Title: Key concepts (Polity Press)
Responsibility: John Scott.

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This far--reaching study gives a concise and coherent overview of the debates surrounding the analysis of social power. The concept of power is outlined, and its main dimensions are explored through  Read more...

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