How Power Corrupts

Cognition and Democracy in Organisations

  • Ricardo┬áBlaug

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 119-171

About this book


This is an interdisciplinary study of the mechanisms by which power corrupts. It incorporates political theory, organizational studies and cognitive science. In particular, it introduces advances in the field of cognitive psychology, which it uses to examine the effects of institutionalized power on how we think.


cognitive psychology cognitive science corruption democracy Institution political theory

Authors and affiliations

  • Ricardo┬áBlaug
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeedsUK

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