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Define Power from three perspectives. Provide examples.

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Power is complex; it can be used to refer to direct force, influence, or authority. Any of these is distributed unequally in society.

1. Pluralist models see power as diffused, in the hands of many; no one group has the power consistently to sway decisions (although this does not mean that power is equally distributed in society).

2. Elitist models of ...

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By example, this solution defines "power" from three perspectives. Reference provided.