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Property and power in social theory

a study in intellectual rivalry

by Dick Pels

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Property.,
  • Knowledge, Sociology of.,
  • Intellectual life -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDick Pels.
    SeriesRoutledge studies in social and political thought ;, 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM136 .P54313 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL363581M
    ISBN 10041518780X
    LC Control Number98023828

      As some definitions of power show, society as a whole may be the true holders of power. Weber's Definition The most common definition comes from Max Weber, who defined it as the ability to control others, events, or resources; to make happen what one wants to happen in spite of obstacles, resistance, or : Ashley Crossman. The standard theory has been extremely successful. It has been applied to a huge range of phenomena and is still after 50 years the only theory of power that ever gets a mention in social psychology (e.g. see Keltner et al., , for a recent restatement). Nevertheless, there have alwaysCited by:

    in shaping the helping process.7 Social work practice theory acknowl-edges that professional social workers have several sources of power, ranging from coercive to normative, but only three are considered most appropriate. First, social workers rely on power of expertise, which is derived from their access to and command of specialized knowledge. Political Power and Social Theory Category: Sociology and Public Policy. Books in series. Religion, Humility, and Democracy in a Divided America, Volume 36; Gendering Struggles against Informal and Precarious Work, Volume 35; Critical Realism, History, and Philosophy in the Social .

    Sociological Paradigm #2: Conflict Theory. Conflict theory looks at society as a competition for limited resources. This perspective is a macro-level approach most identified with the writings of German philosopher and sociologist Karl Marx (–), who saw society as being made up of individuals in different social classes who must compete for social, material, and political resources. The bases of social power have evolved over the years with benefits coming from advanced research and theoretical developments in related fields. On the basis of research and evidence, there have been many other developments and elaborations on the original theory. French and Raven developed an original model outlining the change dependencies.


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