- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

The capacity of individuals or institutions to achieve their goals despite opposition from others.

Longer explanation

When it comes to power there are three things worth considering: (1) the nature of power; (2) who has it; and (3) how it's wielded. So what is the nature of power? Well, since power can bring about ...

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