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domination

  1. in a general sense, the POWER exerted by one person or group over another person or group.
  2. in the more specific sense, used particularly by WEBER (1922) (a translation of the German word Herrschaft), the ‘likelihood that a command within a given organization or society will be obeyed’, which is distinguished from ‘power’ (Macht), the capacity of a social actor to impose his or her will on others despite resistance from them (see also LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY).
Weber also distinguishes between domination ‘by virtue of authority’ and economic forms of domination, in which the SOCIAL ACTOR, although formally free and motivated to pursue his or her own goals, is in fact highly constrained to act in one way.
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Toronto) furthers the critique of how culture operates as a form of domination, and examines a particular manifestation of culture: the cultural rationality of the agon, the ideology of conflict.