The family and the law

Segmentation is the oldest form of social organization. Human families, clans, and tribes have lived together for a few million … More

Luhmannian Theory is Holistic?

Poe Yu-ze Wan (2010), in “Systems Theory: Irredeemably Holistic and Antithetical to Planning?” mistakenly describes Luhmannian theory as holistic, or … More

The Limits of Political Power

Mathias Albert in “On the Modern Systems Theory of society and IR,” discusses research that shows that international politics can no … More