Frameworks for Exploring Power
Power is so much more than power-over. Power is the ability to influence situations and get things done. Power is at play in every situation. Learning to analyze power from different angles is an important skill for every facilitator to develop. These are some of the frameworks we use for analyzing power.
Development and Perpetuation of Oppression. This framework helps one make the connections between selected information and the institutionalization of discriminatory practices. The simple examples give stark reminders of how power can be used as power-over.