A2 Sociology - Nature Of Power - Weber

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Max Weber

Coercion is usually in the form of violence or military resources

Authority depends upon consent - people believe that the power is legitimate

There are 3 types of authority

Charismatic - They have powerful personalities that inspire strong feelings of devotion and loyalty

Tradition - Power can be derived from historical precedent such as that embodied in the successions of the Royal family.



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