What to know about SIT (Social Identity Theory)

SIT is a theory that has been developed by the psychologist Tajfel and his colleagues. This theory is based on 4 main interrelated concepts: social categorisation, social identity, social comparison and positive distinctiveness. In this article you will find an overall description of these main concepts which together summarise Social Identity Theory. Social categorisation In …

BREXIT

Nowadays the most debated and critical topic in the newspapers is Brexit. Brexit is concerning everyone because the consequences will affect all countries and not only the UK. Since we are cosmopolitans we have the duty to know what Brexit really is and what the consequences will be. WHAT DOES BREXIT MEAN? It is a …

Are attacks by Super-Powers always considered legitimate?

Legitimacy refers to, “an acceptable actor, acting in an acceptable way, although there is no exclusive origin for legitimacy in global politics. In China for example, during the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC), the legitimacy of a ruler or government originated from the Mandate of Heaven. At the time, if rulers were unjust they would lose that …