What is Power? Definitions

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Robert Hewitt
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What is Power? Definitions

French and Raven detail varieties of social power, but what is 'power', is it Foucault's action that requires two consenting parties - where there is the possibility of an individual decision and personal choice - or is 'power' more Weberian with clear structures and bureaucratic control, where power is exercised visibly and people are told what to do?

  Ricardo Gonzalez R
Financial Consultant, Mexico
 

What is Power

I think French and Raven used "power" in Foucault´s meaning. Weber refers to the government power more from a theoretical point of view.

  SHAIQ ALI MIRZA
Pakistan
 

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It might in fact also be inborn traits...

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