Self-Defeating Prophecies: When Sociology Really Matters

@inproceedings{Sabetta2019SelfDefeatingPW,
  title={Self-Defeating Prophecies: When Sociology Really Matters},
  author={L. Sabetta},
  year={2019}
}
Social predictions (as well as social classifications, regulations, and criteria), due to their inner characteristic of being published, may have an influence on their own subject matter and, in return, on themselves. On the basis of this assumption, in the context of a discontinuous debate, the consolidated distinction between self-fulfillingness and self-defeatingness has been developed, distinguishing between predictions that come true thanks to their dissemination and others that, for the… Expand
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