Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
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  • Oss0212
  • Power
  • Sociology
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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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    English
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    Education Standards

    Define power

    Overview

    OER Text material

    Power and Authority

    Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 14.1.1

    This section defines power from a sociological perspective

    Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)

    “Power” by Steven Lukes

    Contexts, Vol. 6, Number 3, pp 59-61. (NOTE: Available via OhioLINK)

    Lukes reviews the three faces of power and responds to key critiques of the three-dimensional perspective.

    “Power and Power Indicators” by William Domhoff on The Class-Domination Theory of Power

    Detailed definition of power and indicators of power.

    Politics: Crash Course Sociology (Video)

    Abstract: Today we’re looking at the sociological approach to politics, different types of authority and political systems, and different sociological theories of power.