Forms of Power: Typological Analysis

Ledyaev V.G.,

Dr. Sci. (Philos.), PhD (Manchester, Government), Prof. of the Department of Analysis of Social Institutions, National Research University ‘Higher School of Economics’, Moscow, Russia,

For citation:

Ledyaev V.G. Forms of Power: Typological Analysis . – Polis. Political Studies. 2000. No. 2. P. 6. (In Russ.)

In this second article of his in the «Polis», the author, after a critical review of power form classifications existing in political science, proposes his own version. He maintains that there are six forms of power, to be distinguished by the source of subjection: force, coercion, inducement, persuasion, manipulation, authority, - and thoroughly analyzes each of the mentioned categories.

Content No. 2, 2000

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