Communication and intercourse in N. Luhmann’s systems sociology


Rezaev А.V.

St.-Petersburg State University, St.-Petersburg, Russia a.rezaev@spbu.ru

Tregubova N.D.

St.-Petersburg State University, St.-Petersburg, Russia n.tregubova@spbu.ru

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Rezaev А.V., Tregubova N.D. Communication and intercourse in N. Luhmann’s systems sociology. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 11. P. 148-155




Abstract

N. Luhmann’s systems sociology begins with the question: how is communication possible? Authors discuss logics of development and limitations of this theory proceeding from a reseach issue how is communication between people possible. Conclusion is made that intercourse should be seen as an important promising line in contemporary theoeretical sociology offering conceptual basis for a variety of sociological branches.


Keywords
intercourse; sociology of intercourse; interaction; communication; social relations
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