- 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

A division of two opposing parts.

Longer explanation

We like things black and white. It makes it easy for us. It provides clarity and helps us get our head around various concepts. In fact, this book is full of examples where philosophers and social theorists have offered conceptions of the world as ‘either/or’. So ...

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