Defining Power

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Bourgeoisie
Marxist term for Ruling class in capitalist society
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Bureaucracy
Form of organization associated with modern socialites, consisting of a hierarchy of formal positions with clear responsibilities
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Capitalist Society
Where one class owns the means of production whilst the other class does the work
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Glass ceiling
Work based situation in which women are prevented from reaching top positions due to discrimination by male employers
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Hegemony
Situation where the ideology of the ruling class becomes accepted as the shared culture of the whole society
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Meritocracy
A society in which people are rewarded on the basis of merit- ability and intelligence
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Superstructure
Marxist term used to describe the parts of society not concerned with economic production- religion and media
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Zero-sum view of power
Idea that power involves one person or group gaining and another person or group losing.
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Form of organization associated with modern socialites, consisting of a hierarchy of formal positions with clear responsibilities

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Bureaucracy

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Where one class owns the means of production whilst the other class does the work

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Work based situation in which women are prevented from reaching top positions due to discrimination by male employers

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Situation where the ideology of the ruling class becomes accepted as the shared culture of the whole society

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