Power to, power with, and power within | SOCI 1001 – Introduction to Sociology | Walden University

For this Discussion, you will explore what it means to have power within various social institutions. You also will examine the influence of power and the role of social institutions within your chosen social issue.

Post at least a 2-paragraph response to the following prompts:

  • Describe what it means to have power.
  • Explain where you see power, who demonstrates power, and what the demonstration of power looks like as it relates to your chosen social issue from Week 1.
  • Explain how you might use the “power to,” “power with,” and “power within” to address your chosen social issue.
  • My social issue is unemployment.

Please include these references in the discussion.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezJU30Zr6FM
  • https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat/society-and-culture/social-structures/v/institutions-government-economy-and-health-and-medicine