Tag Archives: power

On SAGE Insight: To Go Forward, We Must Look Back: The Importance of Evolutionary Psychology for Understanding Modern Politics

Special Issue: Evolution and Politics From Evolutionary Psychology As new waves of populism arise and cause disruption around the globe, there is both great interest in attempting to explain the origin of this dynamic as well as a need to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The sociology of sexual harassment and assault – a selection of free articles

The issue of sexual assault, the deceit, the gender stereotypes and the level of taboo surrounding the topic, has once again hit our mainstream news agenda. Yet what is less talked about in these debates is the resulting impact that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Hillsborough and a theological reflection on the role of the Church of England

Article title: Hillsborough and the Church of England From Theology Hillsborough was the biggest sporting disaster in British football. The original inquests returned a verdict of ‘accidental death’. For over 20 years the families of the 96 who died and … Continue reading

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Resistance and struggle in leadership development

From Human Relations Critically orientated leadership development scholarship has recently broached the impact of power dynamics in leadership development interventions. This article seeks to complement the emergent focus on power by exploring its dialectical relation: resistance. It takes recent research … Continue reading

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Control over domestic decision making reduces women’s interest in workplace power

When “mom’s the boss”: Control over domestic decision making reduces women’s interest in workplace power From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Although men are typically considered to have more power than women, women are more likely than men to be … Continue reading

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Negotiating the International Intervention in Libya

Power in Practice: Negotiating the International Intervention in Libya From European Journal of International Relations Drawing on the recent surge of practice-oriented scholarship in International Relations theory, this article develops a theoretical framework addressing how power works through local practices and … Continue reading

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Prozac leadership and the limits of positive thinking

From Leadership Positivity is now so embedded, ubiquitous and taken for granted in popular Western cultures that it is rarely questioned in theory or practice. Positive narratives in leadership can be transformational, facilitating innovation and enhancing teamwork. This article critically examines … Continue reading

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Protest and politics at the Olympics

Not just the Games? Power, protest and politics at the Olympics From European Journal of International Relations This is another in our series of articles highlighting various aspects of Olympic Games to celebrate the countdown to 2012. The Olympic Games … Continue reading

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At the crossroads of past and present — ‘contemporary’ history and the historical discipline

Special Issue From Journal of Contemporary history More than forty years ago, this journal was created with a distinctive mission: to study and discuss Europe’s recent past, even if this stirred up controversy in contemporary political debates. This special issue … Continue reading

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Breaking rules makes you seem powerful

Breaking the rules to rise to power: how norm violators gain power in the eyes of others From Social Psychological and Personality Science  When people have power, they act the part. Powerful people smile less, interrupt others, and speak in … Continue reading

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Bin Laden killing sparks suspicion over Al-Qaeda and Pakistan allegiance, is it time to review the goals and achievements of US military aid to the country?

Transnational terrorism and the US military arid to Pakistan, and the incentive to misrepresent From Journal of Peace Research The killing of Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan this week has generated large suspicion regarding the country’s possible allegiance with Al-Qaeda … Continue reading

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