Power Analysis of a Real-World Example

btw I will post a PPT below, but I dont know if its useful, its up to you

1. Choose a documented case of a power struggle from any part of society economic, political, social, or high-profile personal where there has a been a conflict between two sides, and a known outcome and that you find interesting.

2. Use the taxonomies studied so far in this course to describe and analyse the types of power exercised.

3. Offer evidence or speculate how the power instruments used were created and communicated.

4. Suggest ways in which the outcome could have changed if power instruments were used differently.

5. Your analysis should be 1500 words (+/- 50 words) excluding the title page and reference page, and should be consistent with APA referencing styles.

Grade Standard

Activity/Competencies Demonstrated

% of Final Grade


Critical Analysis and Research (55%)

a. Depth of background research


b.  Appropriateness of research (academic)


c. Depth of analysis and insight shown



Communication (25%)

a. Uses language clearly and effectively


b. Information organized intelligently and holistically (i.e. not simply answers to questions)


c. Proper introduction and conclusion to paper



Attention to Detail (20%)

a. APA Referencing and formatting (title, headings & references)


b. Spelling and grammar




Assignment Value (15%)


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