Conflict Resolution and Arranged Marriage

The theoretical framework of my PhD research on household waste policy was based on a reading of Niklas Luhmann’s social systems theory. The thesis of my research was that law, economics, politics and other social systems do not influence human behaviour directly; they only influence the organisational contexts in which human beings make decisions. I was reminded of the importance of contexts when I saw this TED talk by Sukhsimranjit Singh on cultural communication and arranged marriages


Thumbnail picture: By Bijaya2043 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,






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