A compilation of works from prominent researchers, promoting both a panoramic and multilevel understanding of this complex construct, with focus on power as a cause of social ills and remedies to prevent corruption and abuse.
Introduction, J. Bargh and A. Lee-Chai I. Power Within the Mind Unconscious Sources of Power Abuse and Corruption-J. Bargh The Many Faces of Power: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-D. Bugental From Moses to Marcos: Individual Differences in the Use and Abuse of Power-A. Lee-Chai, S. Chen, and T. Chartrand Motivations to Help Others: An Aspect of Power Motivation (or Intimacy Motivation)? I. Frieze, L. Schmidt, and B. Boneva. II. Power Between Individuals The Effect of Power on Stereotyping-S. T. Fiske Using Power - Newton's Second Law-D. Kipnis Getting What They Came For: How the Dynamics of Power Influence Agenda Setting and Outcomes in Social Interactions-M. Snyder and M. Kiviniemi III. Power and Groups Confucianism, "Jen," and the Benevolent Use of Power: The Interdependent Self as a "Psychological Contract" that Prevents the Exploitation of Others-W. Gardner and E. Seeley Power Interaction Model: Theory, Methodology, and Practice-M. Koslowsky and J. Schwarzwald Influence Tactics in Organizations from a Social Expectancy Perspective-B. Barry Social Identity, Leadership, and Power-M. A. Hogg and S. Reid IV. Power in Society Power/Interaction and Interpersonal Influence: Multimethod Analyses, B. Raven The Two Faces of Adam and Eve: Maternalism and Paternalism in Communal Relationships, F. Pratto and A. Walker Cloaking Power: Legitimizing Myths and the Psychology of the Advantaged, E. Chen and T. Tyler. Fighting Corruption, P. Eigen.