The view that there is little difference between scientific theories, religious doctrines and political ideologies is something widely discussed in sociological terms. While some sociologists see them as separate entities providing different functions, others see them as one in the same. This is a view...
Peter Slade University of the Sunshine Coast This article examines the question as to whether or not a new paradigm of employment relations is emerging. In doing so, it examines the nature of ideologies, and argues that the specific adoption of pluralism and the joining of Industrial Relations and Human Resources...
Sociologists argue that science and ideology can both be belief systems. In the 18th century was the era of the enlightenment. People started to think and question was there more than just a God and that’s where science was introduced. People started to use rational ways of thinking to explain things...
Discuss how notions of communication and culture are understood within the liberal democratic, Althusserian and ‘governmental’ theoretical paradigms.
The living of people can be considered as one of the hardest issues to study in the world. In the development of the society, new products and ideas were...
Incommensurability is denoted as the difficulty to determine which theory is more accurate than the other. In this essay I will compare and contrast Thomas Kuhn and Paul feyer bends concepts with regards to the notion of incommensurability along with Donald Davidson’s view on the issue of translation...
Multidisciplinary Foundation Key Studies in Folklore and Anthropology Research in Communication Theories Key Studies In Organizational Story And Storytelling Organizational Story and Myth Storytelling as a Process Challenges to Theory and Practice Summary REFERENCES
BERNATH LECTURE The New International History of the Cold War: Three (Possible) Paradigms*
The Cold War is not what it once was. Not only has the conﬂict itself been written about in the past tense for more than a decade, but historians’ certainties about the character of...
Universities to teach market economy processes. We can perhaps gain insights into the meaning of competition and cooperation by exploring the relationship between different world views from a systemic perspective.
1. Introduction As explained in Yolles [1998a], modern perspectives about the effective...
The New Paradigm for Financial Markets
also by george soros
The Age of Fallibility: The Consequences of the War on Terror The Bubble of American Supremacy: The Cost of Bush’s War in Iraq George Soros on Globalization Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open...
Paradigm over paradigms?
A philosophical debate between progress in science due to the existence of a single or multiple paradigms.
It is obvious that the world has changed significantly over time. Science has brought tremendous progress and changes in the public and personal realm...
synonymous with imperialism but they are defined differently depending on their historical mutations. Colonialism might not exactly be the encounter between peoples or simply conquest and domination. Colonialism was not an identical process in the different parts of the world but everywhere it locked the...
way of being Christian that is emerging in the Protestant churches of the Western World. This new way is both the result of, and a mirror to, the paradigm changes that are occurring within society, as massive developments in technology, the information highway, and increased globalization are causing...
http://oss.sagepub.com The Tyranny of a Team Ideology
Amanda Sinclair Organization Studies 1992; 13; 611 DOI: 10.1177/017084069201300405 The online version of this article can be found at: http://oss.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/13/4/611
limits, as the articles in this issue show and explore. Limits come initially in the distinction between absolute and contingent terrorists, and then between revolutionary and conditional absolutes and between barricaders, kidnappers and hijackers in the contingent category. Revolutionary absolute are...
Linguistic anthropology explores how language shapes communication, forms social identity and group membership, organizes large-scale cultural beliefs and ideologies, and develops a common cultural representation of natural and social worlds.
Definition of Linguistic anthropology:
Many anthropologists tried...
A critical view on my view; 3 main research paradigms in tourism studies using ecotourism as an example.
Paradigm; a conceptual framework within which scientific theories are constructed, which is consistent within itself, but may need completely revising as evidence challenging the factual accuracy...
effectively it is paramount to know the clear differences between Liberalism and Realism. And also each theory can theoretically work in the international political system, and how each one effects or not effect us.
Realism and liberalism are the two central paradigms in International Relations. They have...
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the realist paradigm for the analysis of international politics in the region.
Realism with its emphasis on war among great powers, and security competition has been a dominant player in the study of International Relations. It has assisted...
due date___April 10th_____________ (week of April 1st)
International communication: shifting paradigms, theories and foci of interest
by Lucky Madikiza & Elirea Bornman
Summary (main ideas) *
Response (your reaction) *
Free Flow of Information
The West demands for...
Media, Culture & Society
Cultural studies: two paradigms
Media Culture Society 1980; 2; 57
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the theory of evolution is no longer just a theory but is regarded as a fact. There are differences of opinion regarding the tempo, mode, and mechanisms of evolution, but the basic concepts of the theory have become an established paradigm. Even in the religious world, the old animosities between science...
C. DEFINING THEORY
Theory – system of law-like propositions
THEORY – helps make sense of phenomena
THEORY – helps in guiding action
THEORY – helps predict consequence/behavior of reality
THEORY – propositions to understand reality
KINDS OF MEDIA THEORY
* Social Scientific
discursive interests in its research
process. Making all this evident in the canonical book’s own terms, this paper communicates critical concerns across paradigm boundaries. It indicates the need to
reconsider concepts and convictions that predominate cross-cultural research and to
adopt norms of reflexivity...
The boundary between science and pseudo science, better known as the demarcation issue has been in debate for decades between philosophers of science in order to find the basis on which this separation can exist. The likes of Karl Popper initially introduced the demarcation criterion called “falsificationism”...
serve to define different perspectives with clear and distinct borders. In this essay I will argue that; although there are still clear divisions between particular methodologies and types of evidence they produce, segregation of these in the study of social psychology is a mistake that will only serve...
Sociological Theory of Functionalism
Sociology is a study of social facts (money, law or language) which are objective, external and constraining. Society cannot be reduced to the motives of individuals.
Social facts explain how an action can be shaped by patterns of integration and regulation...
The aetiology of mental health problems is relatively unknown and has long been debated between the biomedical model and the social model ideologies. These are two very different perspectives each with their own theory to draw upon; the medical model philosophy is that biological factors are the aetiology...
critique have been developed which bring, for example, "economics" and "politics" to bear on the formal properties of texts. In addition, the lines between "high culture" and "mass culture" have been relativized, making it possible to address texts in terms of their social effectivity rather than their...
To further our conversation about opinions and paradigms, we are venturing into the realm of political theory. Before we start to take a look at what the conventional thoughts are, we are going to gain an understanding of the elements of political ideology by evaluating economic...