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Power and Domination

“Power” is the probability that one actor within a social relationship will be in a position to carry out his own will despite resistance, regardless on the basis on which this probability rests. 

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Benefits of Academic Blogging

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I sometimes worry that the blog format is being displaced by Facebook, Twitter, and similar platforms, but Patrick Dunleavy from the… 165 more words

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CIRCLE seminar with Markus Grillitsch on "Institutions in smart specialization dynamics and policy"

Markus Grillitsch, Post-Doctoral researcher at CIRCLE, will give a seminar on “Institutions in smart specialization dynamics and policy””

Date: 04/02: 1400-1500
Place: CIRCLE, Seminar Room… 90 more words

CIRCLE Seminar

Defining “Context” with Institutions as Fuzzy Rule Bases

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Prateek Goorha*, Jason Potts


School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.


We propose considering an institutional context as a fuzzy control system, and, thereby, the role of any given institution to be akin to a database of fuzzy rules. 167 more words

MDGs further reading @ Taylor and Francis Online

To mark the final year of the Millennium Development Goals programme, Taylor & Francis Group are offering free access to selected research related to each of the eight MDGs.  204 more words


Zoning for relevance

Why are American cities, suburbs, and towns so distinct? Compared to European cities, those in the United States are characterized by lower densities and greater distances; neat, geometric layouts; an abundance of green space; a greater level of social segregation reflected in space; and—perhaps most noticeably—a greater share of individual, single-family detached housing. 134 more words