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Author Oliga, John C.

Title Power, ideology, and control / John C. Oliga
Published New York : Plenum Press, [1996]


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 MELB  303.3 Oli/Pia  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Contemporary systems thinking
Contemporary systems thinking.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Critical Systems Thinking and Critical Social Theory -- 3. Forms of Social Order and Their Sustaining Worldviews -- 4. Individualism and Social Order -- 5. Unitarism and Social Order -- 6. Pluralism and Social Order -- 7. Power and Interests: From Domination to the Power of Knowing You Are Not Powerless -- 8. Ideology: From Mystification to the Power of Knowing That You Can Critically Reflect upon Yourself -- 9. Control and Social Order -- 10. Control and Human Interests: Methodological Foundations of Systems Methodologies -- 11. Control, Constancy, and Change: The Architecture of Power and Ideology -- 12. Control and Strategic Ideologies -- 13. Critical Social Theory: From Epistemology to Communicative Paradigm -- 14. Enlightenment, Empowerment, and Transformation of Societal Systems: What Is to Be Done? The Case of Developing Countries -- 15. Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-311) and indexes
Subject Critical theory.
Power (Social sciences)
Social control.
Social change.
LC no. 95046988
ISBN 0306451603