Category Archives: Civil society

Tribes, Institutions, Markets, Networks – A framework about Societal Evolution

What forms account for the organization of societies?  How have people organized their societies across the ages?  The answer may be reduced to four basic forms of organization: the kinship-based tribe, as denoted by the structure of extended families, clans, … Continue reading

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Alter-Globalization as a Social Movement

Read Alter-globalization as a social movement is seen as a worthy cause because its goals aim to sustain those being afflicted by the selfish acts of global corporations and their negative effect on human value, the environment, and social justices. … Continue reading

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From Dictatorship to Democracy – A Conceptual Framework for Liberation

One of my major concerns for many years has been how people could prevent and destroy dictatorships.  The sense of pathos and outrage against the brutalities, along with admiration of the calm heroism of unbelievably brave men and women, were … Continue reading

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Global Governance Through Transnational Network Organizations – Civil Society Self-Organization

Read When the topic of global governance or post-national governance arises, it generally does so in the context of the co-operation between nation states, international agreements and the role of international organizations. As opposed to this, global governance through the … Continue reading

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