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An example of the first face of power would be what we called Initiation Day at my old high school At the beginning of the season my field hockey team would be divided into big sisters and little sisters The big sister which is an upperclassman has power over the little sister an underclassman to the extent that the little sister would do something she would not normally do This is a form of hazing because the big sister makes the little sister do something embarrassing in front of her peers The little sister does this stunt because she knows she will have that power when she is an upperclassman and she wants to belong to the team The first face of power has to be observed by a third party which is in this case the students peersAn example of the second face of power would be an editor of a newspaper over one of the staff writers The editor has the power over the writer to determine if or if not his or her stories are ran The editor may even believe that they are acting in the writers best interest by not letting the writer be disappointed if the article is not received well by readers In this form of power the writer does not have the power to determine on his or her own if the story is good enough for the newspaper This face of power does not have to be seen by an outside observerAn example of the third face of power would be a social group or the stereotypical popular group from high school In that group the leader has power over the members to the extent that the leader can manipulate the environment so the members can no longer perceive what their interests are For instance if the leader of the group treats a third party person bad and a member of the group initially sees that
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