Tools for Analyzing Power, Inclusion, and Exclusion

By: 
Just Associates

Underneath questions of injustice and inequality is the question of power. Because people often see power negatively, it is a subject that can be uncomfortable and thus, many of us are reluctant to probe. However, our task in advocacy is to identify the negative uses and dynamics of power and transform them to constructive ends. For that reason, this section begins with some conceptual information that can help to clarify and deepen understanding of how power works. Getting to understand power may begin as a personal process where the simple act of talking about it openly can help people grapple with the controversy and discomfort surrounding the topic.

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Publication Date:
2002
Pages: 
17