Luhmann Explained
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Luhmann Explained : From Souls to Systems

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What are systems? What is society? What happens to human beings in a hypermodern world? This book is an introduction to Niklas Luhmann's social system theory which explains specific functions like economy and mass media from a cybernetic perspective. Integrating various schools of thought including sociology, philosophy and biology Luhmann Explained results in an overall analysis of "world society". Special attention is given to the present-day relevance of Luhmann's theory with respect to globalization, electronic mass media, ethics, and new forms of protest.
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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 16.76mm | 425g
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • 0812695984
  • 9780812695984
  • 508,956

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