Power in Society

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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition, 2015, pp. 765 - 769
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© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Power has been seen as an 'essentially contested' concept. Some of the major recent contours of this contestation will be addressed in this article. The argument is that power is a concept whose meaning is variable in different language games and that it is important to be clear which concepts, from which language games, one is using in inquiry.
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