Acta Universitatis Danubius. Communicatio, Vol 9, No 2 (2015)

Comparative Perspective on the Social Representation of Political Power by Gender

Mihaela Rus, Mihaela Luminita Sandu, Ionel Simionica


Refined and institutionalized as an expression in the human world, however, power is not a human invention. For many species, power relationships are an intra- and inter- generational stake and strictly configure their daily life. There is no wonder that ethology places the idea of power among the primary aspects of social life and, together with evolutionary psychology, submits it to comparative analyzes at human - infrahuman levels, representing thus an inexhaustible research on the meaning and destiny of power.Inevitably, through the priority directions of social psychology – such as social influence, interpersonal or intergroup relations, social status and roles, social comparison, the construction of individual and collective identities etc. - power issues greatly interfered with the differences between the sexes.


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