RC36 - Political Power

Chair

Giulio M. Gallarotti, Wesleyan University
ggallarotti@wesleyan.edu

Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
USA

 

Vice-Chair

Alina V. Vladimirova, National Research University Higher School of Economics
alina.v.vladimirova@gmail.com

International Laboratory for Applied Network Research
National Research University Higher School of Economics
Office 702
33/5 Kirpichnaya St.
Moscow, Russia

 

Secretary

Mathilde Chatin, King's College
Mathilde.Chatin@gmail.com

Brazil Institute
King's College
London
England

 

Background

Recognised as study group in 1983; granted research committee status in 1991.

 

Objectives

Focuses on six dimensions of political power: conceptual analysis, political power structures (the constitution of power), power in configurations/policy networks, forms and resources of power, measuring power, and understanding the impact of globalisation and internationalisation of political, economic and administrative phenomena upon the nature of power.

Members represent many analytical perspectives and research traditions, including the following: sociological theory, analytical political theory, postmodern perspectives, empirical case studies, international relations, feminist analysis, and comparative research.

 

Website

http://powerstudies.org/

Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RC36politicalpowergroup/