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The SAGE Handbook of Power

The SAGE Handbook of Power

By: Stewart R. Clegg (editor), Mark Haugaard (editor)Hardback

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Power is arguably one of the key concepts within the social sciences. The SAGE Handbook of Power is the first touchstone for any student or researcher wishing to initiate themselves in the state of the art. Internationally acclaimed, Stewart R Clegg and Mark Haugaard have joined forces to select a collection of papers written by scholars with global reputations for excellence. These papers bridge different conceptual and theoretical positions and draw on many disciplines, including politics, sociology and cultural studies. The sweep and richness of the resulting handbook will help readers contextualise and grow their understanding of this dynamic and important subject area.

About Author

Stewart Clegg is a prolific publisher of several hundred articles in leading academic journals in strategy, social science, management and organization theory; is also the author and editor of about fifty books, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the recipient of significant awards from the American Academy of Management for his contributions to management theory and practice.


'Power to' versus 'Power over' in Consensual, Functionalist and Conflict TheoryPART ONE: FRAMING THE FIELD'Power to' and 'Power over' - Gerhard GoehlerRational-Choice Perspectives - Keith DowdingLiberal Theories - Peter MorrissDemocratic Theories - Charles TillyPower and Structuration Theory - Rob StonesPower and Discourse: Towards an Anti-Foundationalist Concept of Power - Jacob Torfing Actor-Network Theory - Rolland MunroPower, Efficacy and Resources: Perspectives from Anthropology - Richard JenkinsPowerful Geographies: Spatial Shifts in the Architecture of Globalization - John AllenPART TWO: POWER AND RELATED ANALYTIC CONCEPTSThree Conceptions of the Relationship between Power and Liberty - Mitchell DeanPower and Identity - Nigel RapportCulture and Power - Fredrik EngelstadHegemony and Power - Mark HaugaardLegitimacy and Power - Raymond Daniel GordonCollective Violence and Power - Sinisa Malesevi?PART THREE: POWER AND SUBSTANTIVE ISSUESGender and Power - Amy AllenManaging Power in Organizations: The Hidden History of Its Constitution - Stewart CleggCultures of Resistance in the Workplace - David Courpasson and Francoise DanyPower and Exclusion - Kevin RyanState and Power - Robert JessopInternational Relations and Power - Phillip G CernyPART FOUR: CONCLUSIONConversations in Conclusion - Stewart Clegg and Mark Haugaard

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412934008
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9781412934008
  • ISBN10: 1412934001

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