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Sociocultural Change in Hungary

A Politico-Anthropological Approach

Ferenc Bódi and Ralitsa Savova

the other hand, efforts to achieve progress had not always taken into account local specificities such as national and local values, sociocultural environment, or the natural environment. Progress was not the result of internal development, but of a

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Social Quality in a Transitive Society

The Role of the State

Valeriy Heyets

principles of the current neoliberal market system. On the other hand, in the transitive societies, information environment is far from being stagnating but rather is developing along a parallel direction, thus complicating the transition process, which

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Four Dimensions of Societal Transformation

An Introduction to the Problematique of Ukraine

Zuzana Novakova

current socioeconomic situation in the country are corruption and incompetence of the current government” ( RGU 2017 ). A specificity of Ukraine is that the players who benefit from the structural deformations of political and legal environment are very

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Interrogating Sartre and Apartheid

Mabogo Percy More

reality is that it is without excuse.” 26 However, Sartre also speaks of “the situation” and later, of “the objective possibility,” “the system,” “the exigency of the situation,” “the historical environment,” or “the external necessity.” These conditions

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Sartre, Bad Faith and Authentic Decolonial Interventions

Leshaba Lechaba

ex-colonized subjects are compounded by a number of factors amid a hostile environment they have to navigate on a daily basis, including both the overt and the subtle violence of colonialism. Although the former is fraught with cruelty, the latter

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Worth the Meddle

How Community and Literary Engagement Derailed Colonial Exploitation

Danielle Cervantes Stephens

reservoir of teachings, a repertoire of principles, the most brilliant testimony of the permanence of African values is to contribute to the continual enrichment of man, through his ever-increasing meddling in his environment. 15 Simon Gikandi argues

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Sartre and Beauvoir on Women's Psychological Oppression

Mary Edwards

subjecting them to psychoanalysis. 22 Indeed, the affirmation that an intelligible choice is the ultimate explanation for all human behaviour—and the abandonment of the supposition that the environment can act mechanically on the subject—is precisely what

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The Gift of The Nation

Marcel Mauss and the Intersocial Turn of Sociology

Francesco Callegaro

environment currently marked by the surprising return of nationalism. Imposed by the tragic experience of the Great War, the revision of sociology advanced by Mauss in The Nation can be seen as resting on one main epistemological and theoretical move

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The Wall, the Ban, and the Objectification of Women

Has “Uncle Sam” Learned any Lessons from “Typhoid Mary?”

Amani Othman and William W. Darrow

current political environment of divisiveness and distrust. Democratic rule and economic prosperity are at grave risk in societies that cannot successfully cope with hatred, bigotry, and injustice ( Van der Maesen 2018 ). The lesson of Mary Mallon and

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A Mistrustful Society?

The Lack of Trust in Government Institutions in the Czech Republic

Nicole Horáková

, which form the framework for the concepts of trust and risk. While the environment for trust in premodern societies is—according to Giddens—mainly based on kinship, local communities, and religious and traditional practices, the relationships of trust in