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Keith Dowding - Encyclopedia of Power

Keith Dowding - Encyclopedia of Power
2011 | ISBN: 141292748X | English | 784 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Power is a central concept in many disciplines in the social sciences, including political science, sociology, social-psychology, organization studies, urban politics and planning. This encyclopedia provides a much needed authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the use of power in those different discourses, enabling the different language communities to learn from each other. It provides a compendium of the concepts that build the ways in which power is conceptualized and provides analyses of related concepts. It also provides a sourcebook for those interested in studying power, and it cross references the many insights that have been provided by theorists over the years.

With comprehensive coverage of the use of power in the social sciences, the encyclopedia serves as a one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex ways in which power has been used. It also provides a reference for debates central to the issues of power in different contexts and for related topics, showing how these disparate topics are related to power.

Key Themes
Concepts Related to Power
Decisions and Game Theory
Institutional Issues
International Relations
Interpersonal Relationships
Intrapersonal Matters
Key Debates
Methodological Issues
Political Science
Political Theory
Social Psychology
Social Theory
Theories of Power
Types of Power
Urban Studies


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