500-516. The relative balance between symbolic goals thus shapes the practice of peace-making in such conflicts. 4. Richard M. Emerson NOTE: The reference numbering from the original has been maintained in this citation list. Using structural equation modeling, results show that there are positive relationships between power and accountability, power and performance, and accountability and performance. sum of the real component of the LP poles. 10 Power-Dependence Relations 4. I show that to understand the effect of adding a new mechanism to a complex environment, it is essential to appreciate how it is perceived by those it is intended to hold accountable. you can look at in any government are power, authority, legitimacy, and sovereignty: y Power is the ability to get people to behave in certain ways even when people don’t want to behave in those ways. Transformability as a Wicked Problem: A Cautionary Tale? 3002 0 obj<> endobj The Journal of Politics, Vol. All rights reserved. http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-3816%28197808%2940%3A3%3C589%3A%60R%3E2.0.CO%3B2-1 Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association. My research uses in-depth interviews with 47 senior officials to investigate their experience of being accountable. Generally distinguished from power through the means by which compliance and obedience are achieved – Heywood “authority is power cloaked in legitimacy”. 0000002776 00000 n � �l� This literature review on social-ecological transformability and wicked problems seeks to shed light on and acknowledge some of the limitations of transformability regarding unforeseen conditions. This paper takes a political sociological approach to the problem of legitimacy in “terrorist” conflicts through a comparative analysis of Irish republican and Basque separatist efforts to end the campaigns of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Basque Homeland and Freedom (ETA). His approach illuminates not only the notion of power but also many problems of political analysis and discourse. Calls for them to be more accountable make assumptions about the causal mechanisms that link it to behaviour, and about how these officials experience and manage multiple accountability relationships. A Critique of Parsons' Interpretation of Weber's Sociology, De-Parsonizing Weber: A Critique of Parsons' Interpretation of Weber's Sociology. 229-241. jstor.org/sici?sici=0003-1224%28197504%2940%3A2%3C229%3ADWACOP%3E2.0.CO%3B2-S 10 Notes on the Observation and Measurement of Political Power Herbert A. 471-506. , Vol. However, just having power is not enough to also having authority. The findings illustrate how movements that aggressively enforce traditional gender roles for participants can nevertheless increase female authority for pragmatic political reasons. Please contact the publisher regarding any further use of this work. conceptions. http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0020-8183%28198023%2934%3A4%3C471%3AIAPACA%3E2.0.CO%3B2-%23 To conclude, we recommend using diagnostic questions to prevent wicked problems in social-ecological transformations. 0000002331 00000 n http://www.jstor.org David A. Baldwin 17`Power17`Power' Revisited In other words, power is necessary but not sufficient for authority. Authority a form of rightful power. 3. If you are trying to access articles from an, off-campus location, you may be required to first logon via your library web site to access JSTOR. y Authority is the right to rule. They are now expected to account personally to Parliament for the implementation of their project. 40, No. This article develops the proposal that U.S. Supreme Court Justices should be selected by sortition. 4. 3. Jere Cohen; Lawrence E. Hazelrigg; Whitney Pope (Winter, 1989), pp. Think of power as the ability to rule. (Aug., 1978), pp. Using the framework of resource-exchange analysis, the author explores the concept of power, following Weber's formulations, and seeks to clarify its relation to authority and legitimacy. American Sociological Review, Vol. 3004 0 obj<>stream of individual cells, populations, and communities in situ. 0000001687 00000 n x���1 0ð4��v\G����M�ѕ�y�C. its most powerful role: assisting students to take responsibility for the way of being they bring to their class or study situation. 31-41. jstor.org/sici?sici=0003-1224%28196202%2927%3A1%3C31%3APR%3E2.0.CO%3B2-C 17`Power17`Power' Revisited Felix E. Stable URL: (Nov., 1953), pp. 0000003370 00000 n There are three principal findings. (Nov., 1953), pp. (Apr., 1975), pp. 10 Power-Dependence Relations Richard M. Stable URL: It is an initiative of JSTOR, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to help the scholarly community take. The article discusses theoretical and practical implications of these findings. Does Power Corrupt? While such transformations can play a crucial role in improving the sustainability of social-ecological systems, they may lead to unexpected and undesirable outcomes. Women authorities help patriarchal movements by making persuasive, identity‐based arguments in favor of patriarchy that men cannot, and by reaching new audiences that men cannot. 0000003936 00000 n (Feb., 1962), pp. 0000001160 00000 n (Apr., 1975), pp. First, violent insurgents often reject liberal-legalistic legitimatisation and instead seek recognition of their capacity to shape the trajectories of conflicts – and therefore recognition of their centrality to ending them. 0000002141 00000 n 10 Notes on the Observation and Measurement of Political Power This study proposes and empirically tests a theoretical model of the relationships between each of these three constructs. 589-608. 335-362. 72, No. Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 4. The core relationship within accountability is usually considered to be that of an agent being held to account by a principal, such as a senior civil servant being held to account by their permanent secretary or minister.