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Defining power in social psychology

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Defining power in social psychology

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dc.contributor.author Mazur, Lucas [SAP14016666] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2020-11-26T16:05:43Z
dc.date.available 2020-11-26T16:05:43Z
dc.date.issued 2015 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/255022
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Defining power in social psychology pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 101-114 pl
dc.identifier.weblink http://www.orbisidearum.net/pdf/issue_3_article_20.pdf pl
dc.abstract.en The notion of power is differently understood across academic fields and even within them. Despite this large number of conceptualizations, a smaller number of patterns can be discerned. At present, there appear to be at least two ready-made options for social psychologists to adopt when thinking of power. The first approach is to treat power as if it were an object, by operationalizing it and treating it as an independent variable OF study (within the mechanistic, causal chains usually examined by experimental research).The second approach is to treat power as an analytical lens FOR the study of social phenomena (that is, by asking what insights the notion of power might provide researchers when examining social psychological processes, similarly to how the notion of economics can serve as a broad theoretical lens for examining social relations). While social psychology would seem to be constitutionally able to follow either path, it has generally tended to follow the former. In this article we explore some of the reasons for the primacy of this option, as well as some of the consequences of this tendency, including both its strengths and some of its important inherent limitations. It is argued that we should be aware of those strengths and limitations, and that such awareness will encourage greater flexibility on the part of researchers examining power - something that would greatly benefit the field of social psychology as a whole. pl
dc.description.volume 3 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.26106/0D0Q-H908 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2353-3900 pl
dc.title.journal Orbis Idearum pl
dc.title.volume The idea of power pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.date.accession 2020-11-26 pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl


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