Encyclopedia of Power.

A one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex ways in which power has been used, this encyclopedia provides a reference for debates central to the issues of power in different contexts.

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Author / Creator: Dowding, Keith.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2011.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Summary:A one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex ways in which power has been used, this encyclopedia provides a reference for debates central to the issues of power in different contexts.
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. <p>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.</p> <p> Key Themes </p> <p>- Biography</p> <p>- Concepts Related to Power</p> <p>- Decisions and Game Theory</p> <p>- Institutional Issues</p> <p>- International Relations</p> <p>- Interpersonal Relationships</p> <p>- Intrapersonal Matters</p> <p>- Key Debates</p> <p>- Methodological Issues</p> <p>- Political Science</p> <p>- Political Theory</p> <p>- Social Psychology</p> <p>- Social Theory</p> <p>- Theories of Power</p> <p>- Types of Power</p> <p>- Urban Studies</p>
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Physical Description:1 online resource (785 pages)
ISBN:9781452266411