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Three Faces of Power By Kenneth Ewart Boulding

Three Faces of Power
by Kenneth Ewart Boulding

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Defining power as the ability to get what we want, this volume identifies three major types of power: threat power, which is important in political life; economic power, which derives from the power to produce and exchange goods and depends on the changing distribution of property ownership; and, integrative power, which rests on relationships.
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Three Faces of Power by Kenneth Ewart Boulding

Broadly defining power as the ability to get what we want, this volume - new in paper - identifies three major types of power: threat power, which is particularly important in political life; economic power, which derives from the power to produce and exchange goods and depends on the changing distribution of property ownership; and integrative power, which rests on relationships such as love, legitimacy, respect, affection, community and identity. Boulding argues that threat power should not be seen as fundamental since it is not effective unless reinforced by economic and integrative power.

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Table of Contents


Introduction The Nature of Power Power as a Social Structure The Objects of Power The Pathologies of Power Personal Destructive Power Personal Economic Power Personal Integrative Power The Dynamics of Personal Power Organizations for Destruction Economic Power in Organizations Organizations For Integrative Power The Dynamics of Organizational Power Power in Physical and Biological Evolution Power in Societal Evolution Power and the Future

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GOR009723978
Three Faces of Power by Kenneth Ewart Boulding
Kenneth Ewart Boulding
Used - Well Read
Hardback
SAGE Publications Inc
1989-10-06
264
0803935544
9780803935549
N/A
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