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Technique 39: Power
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Sechandice, Aristide. 2010. “Technique 39: Power”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Teaching objectives/Student Learning Outcomes:
This is a multi-part exercise designed to illustrate two implications of Max Weber’s (1947: 152)
classic definition of power as "the probability that one actor within a social relationship will be
in a position to carry out his own will despite resistance." These implications are: (1) Power is a...

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Subject Area(s):
Teaching and Learning in Sociology
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
Class Level(s):
College 200

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