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Reconfiguring the Politics of School Anti-Bullying Policy Making in Taiwan

A Critical Realist Approach

Ming-Lun Chung

structure). The primary aim of this article is to articulate and explore the formation of school anti-bullying policy in Taiwan with the development of democratization and then to explain how the generative mechanisms activate the policy making under the

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The Curious Case of Slovakia

Regime Preferences Thirty Years after the Velvet Revolution

Zuzana Reptova Novakova

Central and Eastern Europe were characterized by a shared movement away from postcommunism and toward catching up with the West. Amid the process of democratization and “Westernization by imitation” ( Krastev and Holmes 2020 ), it was widely understood

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A Thematic Issue about Central and Eastern European Societies

Zuzana Reptova Novakova and Laurent van der Maesen

Common Perspectives If lessons are to be drawn from the democratization and “Westernization” experience of Central and Eastern Europe, their prime space for application would be in the Eastern Europe of today, the countries where repeated revolutionary

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New Conditions of Work in Society and the Art of Precarity

Rolf Dieter Hepp

turn of the precarization discourse of the Mayday movement after Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri (2001) . Here, democratization tendencies and liberation potentials are moved to the foreground via the qualification potential and the new hegemony of

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Poverty and Shame

Interactional Impacts on Claimants of Chinese Dibao

Jian Chen and Lichao Yang

, discretion is better than a simple income-based rule, especially considering the buffer function of dibao . Finally, another kind of democratized discretion is used in the community/villager representative meetings when the frontline staff face dilemmas

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The Social Consequences of Brexit for the UK and Europe

Euroscepticism, Populism, Nationalism, and Societal Division

Steve Corbett

majority of younger voters, desired to remain a part of the EU. In addition, critical reflection on how European and nation-state institutions can develop new relationships post-Brexit, including further democratization, decentralization of power, and

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Humanosphere Potentiality Index

Appraising Existing Indicators from a Long-term Perspective

Takahiro Sato, Mario Ivan López, Taizo Wada, Shiro Sato, Makoto Nishi, and Kazuo Watanabe

.001.0001 Bäckstrand , K. 2006 . “ Democratizing Global Environmental Governance? Stakeholder Democracy after the World Summit on Sustainable Development .” European Journal of International Relations 12 : 467 – 498 . Ballet , J. , D. Bazin , J-L. Dubois

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Four Dimensions of Societal Transformation

An Introduction to the Problematique of Ukraine

Zuzana Novakova

Resource, 2004–2010 .” East European Politics and Societies 26 ( 3 ): 616 – 642 . 10.1177/0888325412447642 Pleines , H . 2016 . “ Oligarchs and Politics in Ukraine .” Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization 24 ( 1 ): 105