Essays Tagged: "Steven Lukes"

What is power and authority?

criminal may both have physical power over people but only one has authority over them.According to Steven Lukes there are also three faces to Power:1. Decision Making - the first face of power is its ...

(3 pages) 111 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Compare and Critically evaluate contending conceptions of 'Power' with reference to: ·Stop the War Coalition

making, but which the agenda setters thought may not help their cause or the decision they desired. Steven Lukes, though takes both of these arguments and says that while each have there good points t ...

(7 pages) 42 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Topic of Power and Transnational Corporations

hony Giddens is amongst those who view the concept of power as being purely enabling and voluntary. Steven Lukes outlines three dimensions of power in his famous seminar work entitled "Power: A radica ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Is it true that in the UK, the legislature increases power of PM, while in the USA, the legislature decreases power of President?"

d later how the Prime-Minister can affect the incentives of its MPs in order to maintain the power. Steven Lukes'(1974) in his theory of "three faces of power" states that power of an "actor" can be e ... n three ways: by shaping, influencing and determining a will of another "actor" or "actors" (Lukes, Steven. Power: A Radical View. London: Macmillan Press, 1974. p. 25). However, this theory doesn't e ...

(8 pages) 7 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

‘A gets B to do something that he or she would not otherwise do.’ Does this sum up the essence of political power?

ng the efficiency of the system.We have settled that power has many faces. In his works sociologist Steven Lukes describes a three-dimensional view of power. The first face of power according to him i ... ): Who Governs? Democracy and Power in an American City. New Haven CT: Yale University Press.Lukes, Steven (1974): Power: a Radical View. Macmillan.Parsons, Talcott (1969): Politics and Social Structu ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science