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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Power structure may refer to:

  • Dominance hierarchy, a power structure in which members of a social group interact, often aggressively, to create a ranking system
  • Dominator culture, a culture organised in a dominance hierarchy; the opposite of an egalitarian culture of partnership
  • The Establishment, a visible, dominant group or elite that holds power or authority
  • Hierarchical organization, an organizational structure wherein every entity, except one, is subordinate to a single other entity

See also

  • Authoritarianism, a form of government in which citizens devote absolute or blind obedience to authority
  • Biopower, nation states' regulation of their subjects through a multitude of techniques for subjugating bodies and controlling populations
  • Dominance and submission, sex play in which a person confers onto another authority over their own body
  • Plutocracy, an institution ruled and dominated by a small minority of the wealthiest members
  • Power (social and political), the ability to influence the behavior of others

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