Category: differentiation

Balancing Integration and Differentiation in Social Systems

Chapter 2 Part 2 The fabric of human society is complicatedly constructed by two fundamental processes: integration and differentiation. Though seemingly opposing, they are actually complementary and work in harmony to shape our social systems. They are two sides of the same coin, and both are equally crucial. Therefore, we should not

Development: The Balancing Act for a Sustainable Society

Chapter 2: Part 3 Achieving societal development requires a delicate balancing act between integration and differentiation. It’s like designing a harmonious piece of music where every note must complement each other to create a beautiful symphony. Just as a painter blends different hues to create a masterpiece, recognising and harmonising several dimensions