Luhmann Explained

Luhmann Explained

From Souls to Systems

eBook - 2011
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Open Court : Made available through hoopla, 2011
ISBN: 9780812697513
0812697510
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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