Forms of power

Gianfranco Poggi

Political power is often viewed as the sole embodiment of 'social power', even while we recognize that social power manifests itself in different forms and institutional spheres. This new book by Gianfranco Poggi suggests that the three principal forms of social power - the economic, the n...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Poggi, Gianfranco (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2001.
Physical Description:viii, 230 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN(s):9780745624754 : paperback
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Table of Contents:
  • Homo potens
  • Power forms
  • Political power
  • Ideological/normative power
  • Religious power and the state
  • Creative power and the state
  • Economic power
  • Business and politics
  • The economic costs of the state
  • Military power.