Power in Contemporary Politics

Theories, Practices, Globalizations

by Goverde, Henri J M; Cerny, Philip G.; Haugaard, Mark

This major book provides an up-to-date and state-of-the-art overview of the contemporary theory and practice of the most central concept in political science: power.

The concept of political power is introduced within a three-part framework: contemporary theories of power; applications of power processes and practices; and the implications of modern power flows across the globe today.

The book explores the many structures of power in the contemporary world from theories of its construction and use, to its operation in policy networks, and its wider exercise at different levels in the political process, from the local to the global.

Amongst the many themes explored are the reproduction and

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: July 2000
  • English
  • 9780857026477 / 0761966773
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 29.99 GBP
  • Pages: 256
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Howard Lentner ... [et al.].
  • Page size: 24
  • Reference Code: BDZ0002549510