The sources of social power

  title={The sources of social power},
  author={Michael Mann},
  • M. Mann
  • Published 1986
  • History, Political Science
I leave theoretical conclusions to my fourth volume, though it is already obvious that to understand the development of modern societies we must give broadly equal attention to the causal power and inter-relations of all four sources of social power – ideological, economic, military and political. This was very evident in this period, with its intensifying ideological struggles between democratic capitalism, communism and fascism, and its self-destructive racism; with its capitalism whose… 

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