In “The semantics of twenty-first century socialism and the Venezuelan political system,” José Javier Blanco Rivero writes The French philosopher [Claude Lefort] explains that in the
Identity politics differentiates; it draws distinctions to reveal social oppression or, in Butler’s terminology, precaritization–occupying or being held in precarious position. Identity politics emphasizes differences
In a post from about two years ago, when I was still pretty new to Social Systems Theory, I discussed an article by Francis Halsall.
Judith Butler, in Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly (2015), argues that marginalized or ignored populations performatively establish “the right to have rights” by
I presented this paper at the conference of the International Social Theory Consortium in Chicago, May 19, 2018. It still needs some work. The Future
Religion is usually considered one of the function systems of society; it is one of ten described by Steffen Roth and Anton Schütz (2015) in “Ten