distributive power

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • Distributive Power —   A packaged power unit located at the point of demand. While the technology is still evolving, examples include fuel cells and photovoltaic applications …   Energy terms

  • collective and distributive power — In his essay on’The Distribution of Power in American Society’ (inStructure and Process in Modern Societies, 1960), Talcott Parsons distinguishes the distributive aspects of power (‘power by A over B’), from its collective aspects (‘the power of… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • power — The right, ability, authority, or faculty of doing something. Authority to do any act which the grantor might himself lawfully perform. Porter v. Household Finance Corp. of Columbus, D.C.Ohio, 385 F.Supp. 336, 341. A power is an ability on the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • distributive network — E com a system or infrastructure that enables products and services to move around. Offline distributive networks include roads, telephone companies, electrical power grids, and the mail service. In the new economy, distributive networks include… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Power set — In mathematics, given a set S , the power set (or powerset) of S , written mathcal{P}(S), P ( S ), or 2 S , is the set of all subsets of S . In axiomatic set theory (as developed e.g. in the ZFC axioms), the existence of the power set of any set… …   Wikipedia

  • distributive justice — /dəstrɪbjətɪv ˈdʒʌstəs/ (say duhstribyuhtiv justuhs) noun Philosophy a concept of justice which requires there to be a fundamental fairness in the allocation of wealth and power in a society so that there is no individual whose basic material… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Completely distributive lattice — In the mathematical area of order theory, a completely distributive lattice is a complete lattice in which arbitrary joins distribute over arbitrary meets. Formally, a complete lattice L is said to be completely distributive if, for any doubly… …   Wikipedia

  • ДИСТРИБУТИВНАЯ ВЛАСТЬ И КОЛЛЕКТИВНАЯ ВЛАСТЬ — (distributive power and collective power) различие (выведено Парсонсом в Структуре и процессе современных обществ , 1960) между властью А над Б (дистрибутивная власть) и властью объединенных А и Б (коллективная власть) …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • Claude Vorilhon — Full name Claude Vorilhon Born September 30, 1946 (1946 09 30) (age 65) Vichy, Allier, France[1] Era Modern era …   Wikipedia

  • Remote Control Locomotives — (RCL) AKA Locomotive Remote Control (LRC) have been in use for many years in the railroad industry, including industrial applications such as bulk material load out, manufacturing, process and industrial switching. In 2001, the Federal Railroad… …   Wikipedia

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