Tag: Structuralism

Giulio Ongaro and Megan Laws: Towards a Progressive Theory of Myth: Turner and Graeber on Social Creativity

focaal_admin , January 24th, 2022


David Graeber’s work is often described as ‘myth-busting’. His most recent scholarly work with David Wengrow is explicitly so – a weeding out (excuse the farming pun) of…


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Is Life What You Make of It?

Julia Brown , September 5th, 2018


In regard to how much pre-determined ‘luck’ compares to perceptions of social mobility, it is useful to remember that both luck and feelings of free-will play into social…


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Structure & Agency In Contemporary Social Theory

Shay-Akil , February 1st, 2017


One of the main concerns of theorists of society in the 20th century has been the question of the relation between structure and agency.  Describe three different schools…


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