Address to the conference CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH TRENDS OF YOUNG SCIENTISTS – POZNAN, OCTOBER 24TH, 2013

Having been invited to be member of the Scientific Committee of this conference had been a special honour for me for several reasons – one being that I could maintain and extend good contacts to Poland, continuing an experiences which had always been very enriching and also pleasant for me. And saying “good” contacts is … Continua a leggere

World Systems Theory and Theory of Social Quality as Proposal for a Methodology for Rethinking a World in Crisis and Transformation

  (Prelimanry version – an updated version will be published in due time as working paper at http://www.wvfs.at) World Systems Theory and Theory of Social Quality as Proposal for a Methodology for Rethinking a World in Crisis and Transformation1 Abstract Two fundamental problems are standing at the outset of my considerations: The current crisis is … Continua a leggere

Footnotes on modern Social Policy

Never forget reading footnotes, like this one, in chapter 25 of Marx Capital, volume I To one of these gentlemen the taste of his rent was so grateful that he indignantly declared to the Commission of Inquiry that the whole hubbub was only due to the name of the system. If instead of —”gang” it … Continua a leggere