Discontentment is generalized among the middle and working classes. But in the confines of business communities and organizations that support businesses, a different tone appears to be conveyed: times of crisis are also times of opportunities, especially for entrepreneurial individuals.
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How resilient (Gotts 2007) is the emerging sinocentric world-system? Mackinder’s (1904) seminal theory on geopolitics is usually summed up by the catchphrase: whoever controls continental Eurasia will master the rest of the world.
Social action not only mobilizes people; it materializes or manifests itself in collective acts that are simultaneously interpreted by those who observe or experience them as well as those who carry them out. These interpretations shape narratives based on values (beliefs) and classifications (dichotomous) that generate meaning in the civil sphere, including communicative and regulatory institutions.