Power and its Myriad Forms
The engine of politics?
Government balances the interests of different parties
There are power struggles within agencies of government
There are formal and informal powers; informal power is power that exists
within a network and is very pervasive.
o Something we cannot see, so some may think informal power doesn’t
Power is never an either or thing; it is always about degree.
o Power can be directed at results or putting an item on the agenda;
making the issue known.
o Every individual has a certain degree of power, it is