Sociology Reference Guide: Political Power & Authority, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834773
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834773
  • DDC: 303.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 73 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers a comprehensive overview of political power and authority. Introducing this topic are essays that highlight human rights, justice, and the relationship between sociology and the law. The volume also examines totalitarianism and other forms of authority before concluding with discussions on the different intricacies of United States politics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Global Politics: Human Rights.
2: Distributive Justice.
3: Sociology & the Law.
4: Characteristics of Totalitarianism.
5: Power & Authority: Charismatic Authority.
6: Power & Authority: Rational-Legal Authority.
7: Power & Authority: Traditional Authority.
8: U.S. Politics: Political Parties.
9: U.S. Politics: Special Interest Groups & Lobbyists.
10: U.S. Politics: The Military-Industrial Complex.
11: U. S. Politics: Voter Participation.