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Questioning Identity: Gender, Class, Ethnicity; edited by Kath Woodward

Woodward, K. (ed.) (2004) QUESTIONING IDENTITY (understanding social change). 2nd edn. London: Routledge in association with the Open University.

This is an easy-to-follow and useful book based around three central questions: 1.239 palabras más

Research & Reflection

Il web e il mondo delle forme

di Umberto Scopa. Nella società reale, che talora frequentiamo quando non siamo immersi in quella “virtuale” del web, indossiamo tutti una divisa di ordinanza, quella che ci è stata affidata con la nascita e restituiremo un giorno.
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Max Weber and Carl Schmitt: Crossroads of Crisis

by guest contributor Pedro T. Magalhães

Ideas have unintended consequences. Max Weber, the founding father of German sociology, must have been keenly aware of this. In The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904/05), he put forward the bold thesis that Protestant asceticism had unintentionally provided the spiritual conditions for the rise of modern capitalism. 888 palabras más

Think Pieces


așezările slave, a căror formă națională pare să fi fost încă de timpuriu satul-stradă, au luat, sub presiunea pericolului pemanent al războiului din regiunile Elba sau Oder, forma unei așezări circulare înconjurate de garduri vii; aveau o singură intrare care se putea închide, prin care noaptea erau aduse turmele de vite în centrul așezării. 37 palabras más


Explaining Max Weber's Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, as well as evidences of the (PE) in the current African society

The role of religion in every society has been a point of deliberation for several years and counting. Religion as an institute has evolved all through human history. 2.200 palabras más

Why the Religious are more Compassionate

The Pew Research Center recently released data on the differences between religious and non-religious people when it comes to everyday life activities. One of the findings I find very interesting is the answer to the question “In the past week, did you donate money, time or goods to help the poor.” 65% of highly religious people, 41% not highly religious people, 34% of the “nothing in particular” group and 28 percent of Atheists answered yes. 1.384 palabras más


Max Weber Shall Live Forever

Government is eternal, we’ve all got that figured out.  How does government, like cancer, avoid self-regulation?

Bureaucracies live in the eternal cycle of:

  1. Failure
  2. Ideas…
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