Category Archives: Politics

The Harmonious Society

In Law as a Social System, Luhmann wrote, A functionally differentiated society is anything but a harmonious society with inbuilt guarantees of stability. (481) One could argue that the Chinese Communist Party’s emphasis on the “Socialist Harmonious Society,” which is … Continue reading

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International Law in a Post-Post-Cold War World

This post is related to previous posts on the legal system, as well as the political system. Notes on “International Law in a Post-Post-Cold War World—Can It Survive? Current Challenges to International Law” by Alison Pert (2017). All quotes are … Continue reading

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The Rise of Politics

Here is a Spanish Google Ngram for law, politics, religion,economy, and the press. These kinds of graphs don’t necessarily show what was most important to most people, but do they show what writers and readers of books were interested in, or … Continue reading

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