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Repräsentative Demokratie in der Krise? Referate und Diskussionen auf der Tagung der Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer in Kiel vom 3. bis 6. Oktober 2012

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Book Series: Veröffentlichungen der Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer ISBN: 9783110301939 Year: Volume: 72 Pages: 708 DOI: 10.1515/9783110301939 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Law
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This volume contains presentations and discussions from a conference of the Association of German Constitutional Law Professors held in Kiel on 3-6 October 2012.

Collapse of the Opposition Inter-Party Coalition in Uganda

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ISBN: 9782940503292 9782940503308 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Graduate Institute Publications
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“It’s not so much what you agree upon, what you write on paper, but something intangible that in the end determines the success of political cooperation,” stated the leader of the Uganda People’s Congress Dr. Olara Otunnu. Hoping to put an end to the dominant-party system of Uganda – where President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement had ruled since 1986 – in 2008, four parties of the opposition gathered under the banner of the Inter-Party Cooperation (IPC). Their intention ...

Das Ringen um die Zivilgesellschaft in der Türkei

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Book Series: Kultur und soziale Praxis ISBN: 9783837617702 9783839417706 Year: DOI: 10.14361/transcript.9783839417706 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103265
Subject: Political Science
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Der Zivilgesellschaftsdiskurs wurde in der Türkei nach dem Militärputsch von 1980 populär. Anil Al-Rebholz fragt, ob das Aufkommen dieses Diskurses als Hinweis auf die Herausbildung von Zivilgesellschaft in der Türkei verstanden werden kann. Dabei wird die politisch-diskursive Praxis vier oppositioneller Gruppen untersucht. In den Interviews mit öffentlich bekannten Intellektuellen sowie mit den Protagonistinnen und Protagonisten dieser Bewegungen wird die Transformation der gesellschaftlichen Wissensproduktion und der politischen Praxis aufgezeigt. Jenseits kulturalistischer und orientalistischer Ansichten wird ein hegemonietheoretischer Ansatz entwickelt, der neue Perspektiven auf die gesellschaftliche Transformation in der Türkei der letzten 30 Jahre ermöglicht.

Being a Young Citizen in Estonia: An Exploration of Young People’s Civic and Media Experiences

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Book Series: Politics and Society in the Baltic Sea Region ISBN: 9789949322749 9789949322756 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 133 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_474311 Language: English
Publisher: University of Tartu Press
Subject: Sociology --- Media and communication --- Languages and Literatures
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The book gives an intriguing insight into how young people in Estonia, twenty years after the establishment of democracy, perceive their own role as citizens. It does so in a theoretical framework that stresses the embeddedness of the civic experiences in a media-dominated environment, thus closely linking civic and media experiences. Based on the analysis of both qualitative interview data and a relatively new method of using the internet as a complementary tool for engaging with open-ended diaries, the study explores the extent to which young citizens experience the media as being interwoven with their everyday lives and, in fact, constitutive of their social reality as citizens. With its particular focus on young Estonians, i.e. on a generation that has been brought up in a context of rapid political, economic and social change and that is well-known for its fascination with new communication technologies, the book is a valuable contribution to the growing international research on media and civic experiences.

Demokratie morgen

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Book Series: Edition Politik ISBN: 9783837623871 9783839423875 Year: DOI: 10.14361/transcript.9783839423875 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103282
Subject: Political Science
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Für die Nachkriegsgenerationen in Deutschland ist Demokratie eine Selbstverständlichkeit. Doch welche Spielräume hat besonnene demokratische Abwägung in Zeiten globalisierter Märkte, Rating-Agenturen und Expertenkommissionen? Brauchen wir neue Formen demokratischer Teilhabe und Entscheidungsfindung? Mit Hauke Brunkhorst, Horst Dreier, Burkhard Hirsch, Julian Nida-Rümelin und Volker Wulf/Marén Schorch diskutieren renommierte Autoren aus Wissenschaft und Politik Schwachstellen unserer Demokratie und weisen Wege zu ihrer Überwindung.

Demokratie und Transzendenz

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Book Series: Edition Politik ISBN: 9783837622782 9783839422786 Year: DOI: 10.14361/transcript.9783839422786 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103275
Subject: Political Science
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Demokratische Verfassungsordnungen sind fragil und voraussetzungsreich. Worauf beruht ihre Gründung und ihr Bestand? Welche Ressourcen werden für ihre Konstituierung und Stabilisierung in Anspruch genommen? Der Band gibt eine neue Antwort auf diese alten Fragen: Obwohl demokratische Ordnungen in ihrer eigenen Wahrnehmung auf Autonomie und Selbstgesetzgebung beruhen, greifen sie zu ihrer Rechtfertigung auf Geltungsressourcen zurück, über die sie nicht oder nur bedingt verfügen. Sie leben demnach von Transzendenz, wie an ausgewählten Diskursen und Praktiken der Ordnungsbegründung vom 15. Jahrhundert bis hin zur Gegenwart gezeigt wird.

Knowledge, democracy and action

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ISBN: 9780719089787 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 102427
Subject: Education
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Knowledge, democracy and action is based on a three-year international comparative study undertaken by the Global Alliance on Community Based Research and supported by the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education. It provides evidence from twenty case studies around the world on the power and potential of community and higher education based scholars and activists working together in the co-creation of transformative knowledge. The book draws on the experience and insights of thirty-seven scholars and practitioners from the Global South and North. Opening with a theoretical overview of knowledge, democracy and action, the book is followed by analytical chapters providing lessons learned and capacity building in the north and the south, on the theory and practice of community university research partnerships, models of evaluation, approaches to measuring the impact and an agenda for future research and policy recommendations.

Die Prekarisierungsgesellschaft. Prekäre Proteste. Politik und Ökonomie im Zeichen der Prekarisierung

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Book Series: Gesellschaft der Unterschiede ISBN: 9783837621921 9783839421925 9783732821921 Year: Pages: 248 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_579941 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - OAPEN-CH - 163615
Subject: Sociology
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Society appears to us today in the flickering light of instability. It has not just been since the financial crisis that matters related to working and living conditions have proved themselves to be precarious. The author introduces the most important economic and sociological theories of precarization, and demonstrates that precarity has seized society in its entirety. We live in the society of precarity. But what can be drawn from this? Marchart describes contemporary social protests and their demands. He investigates their democratic and political implications and works towards a social theory of the conflict and of its contingencies.

Solidarity Intervention

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ISBN: 9782940503391 9782940503407 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Graduate Institute Publications
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All across the globe, individuals mobilize international support in defense of Palestinian rights and a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. However, these international activists are neither the beneficiaries of their efforts nor do they closely identify with the Palestinian population. Through an ethnographic analysis of social movement organizations and international activists active in the West Bank, this paper tries to understand the emergence of transnational collective actio...

Transnational Organized Crime

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Book Series: Edition Politik ISBN: 9783837624953 9783839424957 Year: DOI: 10.14361/transcript.9783839424957 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103285
Subject: Social Sciences
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Transnational organized crime interferes with the everyday lives of more and more people - and represents a serious threat to democracy. By now, organized crime has become an inherent feature of economic globalization, and the fine line between the legal and illegal operation of business networks is blurred. Additionally, few experts could claim to have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the laws and regulations governing the international flow of trade, and hence of the borderline towards criminal transactions. This book offers contributions from 12 countries around the world authored by 25 experts from a wide range of academic disciplines, representatives from civil society organizations and private industry. Recognizing the complexity of the issue, this publication provides a cross cultural and multi-disciplinary analysis of transnational organized crime.(Conception: Regine Schönenberg and Annette von Schönfeld)

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