The Social Construction of Reality

The thread of Peter Berger and Thomas Luckman’s seminal book is that reality is socially constructed via the process of institutionalization. The authors develop an elaborate and coherent framework that addresses all main elements of any robust social theory: ontology, agents, structures, power, order, processes of reproduction, practices, change, and transformative mechanisms. The book reveals …

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The Purpose Political Science and Martial Arts Share (part 2)

In one of the posts I touched upon the commonality between seemingly divergent fields of political science and martial arts. I re-iterate the idea in the current post. What is common between political (social) science(s) and martial arts? In a fascinating academic article (these two adjectivies don't always go together) "Security and Emancipation" Ken Booth …

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