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Types of institutions

Institutions can be grouped in different levels according to their characteristics – Level 0 Institutions (from now on L-0i). Subjective and Non-Formalized Institutions. Its most significant institution is the language. The language is not only a vehicle for communication, it’s also a mechanism of conception through which we construct the world around us. Thanks to […]

Society and Person

Each stage of human evolution -from Paleolithic groups to the present society- has been conditioned by the dominance of a different type of institution, which has determined the way people think their relationships and the society they can establish. Understanding the type of institutions that shaped our society makes easier to understand the reasons of […]

Autonomous Institutions

Economic exchange is organized by cultural meanings, and cultural meanings are organized by economic exchange.  To let a cultural institution, run without a human control and allow it to react freely in the middle of all the other institutions, expecting that this institution will survive and do its job of caring for the persons and […]