Cyndi Suarez

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The Power Manual

How to Master Complex Power Dynamics

Liberate yourself by understanding and mastering power dynamics All social relations are laden with power. Getting out from under dominant power relations and mastering power dynamics is perhaps … 195 View
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Introduction

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Why do power relations matter in social change, or for any of us who care about living the best life we can live? Because we have to be clear about the type of power we seek. We need power to … 4 $0.40 Add
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Effective Interactions

Supremacist Power and Liberatory Power

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There are three core propositions in chapter 1, Effective Interactions, drawing on the work of Michel Foucault and bell hooks: (1) that there are both supremacist and liberatory ways to act out … 4 $0.40 Add
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Interaction Patterns

Patterns of Domination and Patterns of Resistance

From: Racism in Canada (Course Pack)

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Interaction Patterns, highlights the thinking of Audre Lorde, Roland Barthes, and Franz Fanon. Lorde identified difference as the key factor that triggers power dynamics, or unequal interactions. … 9 $0.90 Add
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Transmission of Affect

Life-affirming and Life-draining Affects

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Transmission of Affect, focuses on the work of Theresa Brennan. Brennan used research from the field of psychoneuroendocrinology, the study of hormones and their relationship to behavior, to … 6 $0.60 Add
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The Sources of Power Relations

Developmental Stages and Mind Forms

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Chapter 4, The Sources of Power Relations, introduces the reality that the way we relate to power is developmental and that the foundation starts in childhood, where we learn through our … 7 $0.70 Add
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Powerless and Powerful Identities

Hegemony and Supreme Power

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Powerless and Powerful Identities, explores the space between Gramsci’s hegemony, the idea that the very acceptance of power as dominance renders one powerless, and the philosophy of … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Social Aspects of Choice

Participation in Decision Making

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The Social Aspects of Choice, focuses on how choice is informed by one’s environment and how one participates in collective choice. I highlight what I found most important about Carole … 10 $1.00 Add
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Supreme Choice

Mastery Over Inner Experience

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Supreme Choice, furthers the thinking on Supreme Power introduced in chapter 5. It concludes the section on choice by asserting that one ultimately has choice over everything one experiences. It … 6 $0.60 Add
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Rites of Passage

Self Formation in Liminal Space

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Rites of Passage, highlights Victor Turner’s thinking on liminality, the space of transformation, the ritual of transitioning from one state to another. One leaves behind previous … 8 $0.80 Add
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Theater as Interaction and Identity Creation

High Status and Low Status Characters

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Theater as Interaction and Identity Creation, explores the first of two social spaces that at their core are about the exchange of power — theater and games. Fundamentally, to act is to … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Purpose of Play

Play as Evolution

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The Purpose of Play, begins with Stuart Brown’s discovery of the evolutionary purpose of play. Brown outlines the features of play, one being the creation of potential future events that … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Structure of Games

Ordering Interactions

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The Structure of Games, delves into the function of games, which is, according to Henricks, to order and reorder interactions with others. It looks at how status impacts the types of games people … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Party Game

Sign Reading

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The Party game comes from the field of theater. Actors play it to learn the subtle differences in status between characters — how they manifest and are transformed. The purpose of this game … 4 $0.40 Add
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The Stand, Sit, Kneel Game

Deconstruction

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The Stand, Sit, Kneel game is from the field of theater. Actors play it to learn how to amplify the status differences in scenes and reflect shifts in status. The purpose of this game is to … 4 $0.40 Add