The principal concern of politics has always been with the distribution of power. Political thought and political action alike, whether seeking to justify and defend the way power is distributed at present, or to demand a new distribution to correspond with new conceptions of justice, welfare or efficiency, have each seen this as their central preoccupation.
- Political System
- Political Action
- Political Power
- Modern World
- Political Thought
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Luard, E. (1990). The Distribution of Political Power. In: The Globalization of Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-20590-5_1
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