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Relations

To make a topic from one of anthropology’s principal means and objects of study, investigating relations through relations, is offered in the spirit of reflexive enquiry. The entry is not confined to anthropological works, touching briefly on certain philosophical dimensions … Continue reading

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Educação para Desenvolver Competências Socio-emocionais

Uma das saídas para reconectar o indivíduo ao mundo onde vive passa pelo desenvolvimento de competências socioemocionais. Nesse processo, tanto crianças como adultos aprendem a colocar em prática as melhores atitudes e habilidades para controlar emoções, alcançar objetivos, demonstrar empatia, … Continue reading

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Social Relationships and the Emergence of Social Networks

In complex social systems such as those of many mammals, including humans, groups (and hence ego-centric social networks) are commonly structured in discrete layers. We describe a computational model for the development of social relationships based on agents’ strategies for … Continue reading

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Dynamics of Deceptive Interactions in Social Networks

In this paper we examine the role of lies in human social relations by implementing some salient characteristics of deceptive interactions into an opinion formation model, so as to describe the dynamical behaviour of a social network more realistically. In … Continue reading

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Relational Agency: Relational Sociology, Agency and Interaction

This article explores how the concept of agency in social theory changes when it is conceptualized as a relational rather than an individual phenomenon. It begins with a critique of the structure/agency debate, particularly of how this emerges in the … Continue reading

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Ways to Build a Liberated Society Beyond Capitalism

Thus, capitalist structures (corporations, governments, banks, schools, etc.) are not seized so much as simply abandoned. Capitalist relations are not fought so much as they are simply rejected. We stop participating in activities that support (finance, condone) the capitalist world … Continue reading

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Social Relationships – Cognitive, Affective, and Motivational Processes

The extraordinary importance of personal relationships to the health and happiness of human beings hardly can be overstated. From the time they are born, humans crave love and intimacy and the joy of knowing that they are valued and cherished … Continue reading

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The Oxford Handbook of Social Exclusion

Since its inception, the field of psychology has emphasized the importance of creating and maintaining social connections. Though theorists often disagree on how and why people form and maintain relationships, they agree on the importance of having a few positive … Continue reading

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Why Status Matters for Inequality

To understand the mechanisms behind social inequality, this address argues that we need to more thoroughly incorporate the effects of status—inequality based on differences in esteem and respect—alongside those based on resources and power. As a micro motive for behavior, … Continue reading

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Assédio: por que as explicações fáceis não satisfazem

Não responsabilize apenas indivíduos, nem aceite saídas superficiais, como vagões segregados. Que tal rever relações entre “homem”, “mulher” e sexo? No meio de tanto debate sobre o assédio que as mulheres sofrem diariamente em espaços públicos. Curiosamente, é a única … Continue reading

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