“Power” by Steven Lukes (Available via OhioLINK)
“Power and Power Indicators” by William Domhoff on The Class-Domination Theory of Power
Politics: Crash Course Sociology (Video)
OER Text material
Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 14.1.1
This section defines power from a sociological perspective
Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)
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.
Detailed definition of power and indicators of power.
Abstract: Today we’re looking at the sociological approach to politics, different types of authority and political systems, and different sociological theories of power.