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
There have been three great eras of social reform/protest in the United States—the 1830s (temperance movement, abolitionism, 1st wave feminist movement), the Progressive Era (1890s-1900s),
As I’ve written elsewhere on this blog, Klaus P. Japp has a chapter on new social movement in Problems of Form, edited by Dirk Baecker.
This post is related to a previous post of Charlottesville and morality. There is an interesting article in The Atlantic by Peter Bienart titled “The
At a recent rhetoric conference in England, I started thinking about possible connections between Luhmann and Kenneth Burke. For rhetoricians, Burke’s most important concept is
What is the place of identity politics in a functionally differentiated global society? Identity politics often speaks of communities–e.g., the African American community, the LGBTQ community,