17.045J Power: Interpersonal, Organizational and Global Dimensions


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Using examples from anthropology and sociology alongside classical and contemporary social theory, subject explores the nature of dominant and subordinate relationships, types of legitimate authority, and practices of resistance. Examines how we are influenced in subtle ways by the people around us, who makes controlling decisions in the family, how people get ahead at work, and whether democracies, in fact, reflect the will of the people.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.045J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Silbey.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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