Up against an old tale – ethnographic impressions from Bremen

Bremen in North Germany, a city with a population of 550,000, is steeped in the sea-faring and trading heritage of a harbour city (Hansestadt). It retained its free city status in the organisational political structure: in Germany’s devolved organisation of regions, Bremen, although small in area and population size, is both a region as well… Read More Up against an old tale – ethnographic impressions from Bremen

Which side are you on?

A dominant group, inevitably, has the greatest influence in determining a culture’s overall outlook – its philosophy morality, social theory and even its science. The dominant group, thus, legitimizes the unequal relationship and incorporates it into society’s guiding concepts. Inevitably the dominant group is the model for ‘normal human relationships’. It can become ‘normal’ to… Read More Which side are you on?