- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

The view that there are no universals, and that things like truth, morals, and culture can only be understood in relation to their own the socio-historic context.

Longer explanation

You know what really frustrates me? Filling out questionnaires that force me to answer either yes/no or agree/disagree. For me, very few things are black ...

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