John Scott Power

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This far-reaching study gives a concise and coherent overview ofthe debates surrounding the analysis of social power. The conceptof power is outlined, and its main dimensions are explored throughconsideration of various facets – command, pressure,constraint, discipline, protest, and interpersonal power. The bookexamines both the theoretical debates that have arisen and thekinds of empirical materials relevant to them.

Topics covered include the nature of the contemporary state,global economic power, world systems, business governance,professional power, social movements, and family dynamics.

Power will be an indispensable introduction for studentsand researchers in sociology, politics, and the social sciencesgenerally.

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John Scott is Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex and the University of Bergen.

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‘Scott provides a well-documented and admirably succinctanalysis of social power in its diverse forms and their embodimentin both hierarchical social institutions and interpersonalrelations' Dennis Wrong, Professor Emeritus, New YorkUniversity

‘Using some simple but robust analytical distinctions,Professor Scott neatly and lucidly surveys alternative approachesto studying power and thereby illuminates various patterns ofdomination and of resistance in contemporary societies, focusing onthe political and economic spheres.' Steven Lukes, London Schoolof Economics

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