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essentially negotiable concepts

Culturally recognized concepts that evoke a wide range of meanings and whose relevance in any particular context must be negotiated

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Alienation

The deep separation that individuals experience between their innermost sense of identity and the labour they are forced to perform in order to survive

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Anomie

A pervasive sense of rootlessness and normlessness in a society.

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Consensus

An agreement to which all parties collectively give their assent

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Persuasion

Power based on verbal argument

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Resistance

The power to refuse being forced against ones will to conform to someones else's wishes

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Governmentality

The act of governing appropriate to promote the welfare of populations within a state.

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Domination

Coercive rule

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Hegemony

A system of leadership in which rulers persuade subordinates to accept the ideology of the dominate group by offering mutual accommodations that nevertheless preserve the rulers privileged positions

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Free agency

The freedom of self contained individuals to pursue their own interests above everything else and to challenge one other for dominance

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political anthropology

The study of social power in human

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Power

Transformative capacity; the ability to transform a given situation

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Social Organization

the patterning of human interdependence in a given society through the actions and decisions of its members