Exchange and Power in Social Life (Google eBook)

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Transaction Publishers, 1964 - Interpersonal relations - 352 pages
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Contents

Introduction
2
The Structure of Social Associations
13
Social Integration
34
Social Support
61
Social Exchange
89
Differentiation of Power
116
Expectations
144
The Dynamics of Change and Adjustment in Groups
169
Legitimation and Organization
200
Opposition
225
Mediating Values in Complex Structures
254
The Dynamics of Substructures
284
Dialectical Forces
313
Name Index
340
Subject Index
344
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