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Democracy in a Global Emergency

Five Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Afsoun Afsahi, Emily Beausoleil, Rikki Dean, Selen A. Ercan, and Jean-Paul Gagnon

has been remarkable about this is the broad uniformity with which democracies around the world have embraced “the hour of the executive.” Even in a country as apprehensive about untrammeled executive power as Germany, parliament quickly moved to

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Pan-African Linguistic and Cultural Unity

A Basis For pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance

Simphiwe Sesanti

of Ancient Egyptian civilisation. Courageously he took on the German philosopher, Hegel, who ‘knows nothing of Africa, has never been there, is oblivious to all the older sources of African knowledge that were extant then as now’, yet had the

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Gender, Leadership and Representative Democracy

The Differential Impacts of the Global Pandemic

Kim Rubenstein, Trish Bergin, and Pia Rowe

management of the COVID-19 crisis, is that those countries led by women are largely doing far better. In Europe, Angela Merkel in Germany has had a lower death rate than Britain, France, Italy, or Spain. In Scandinavia, Finland's prime minister Sanna Marin

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Latin America and COVID-19

Political Rights and Presidential Leadership to the Test

Brigitte Weiffen

America 3/2020. Hamburg : German Institute for Global and Area Studies . Borges , Anelise . 2020 . “ ‘A little flu’: Brazil's Bolsonaro playing down coronavirus crisis .” Euronews , April 10 .

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Virile Resistance and Servile Collaboration

Interrupting the Gendered Representation of Betrayal in Resistance Movements

Maša Mrovlje

pseudonym ‘la Chatte’ or ‘the Cat’. Carré was an important member of the Interallié network, recruited by the British Intelligence to spy on German military operations, who was captured by the Abwehr and ended up betraying a large number of her former

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Anthony Egan

reconsider faith in the face of politics. In its initial phases it took on board the 1934 Barmen Declaration of the German Confessing Church against the attempted Nazification of Christianity, insisting on the separation of church and state. Such a theology

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Coulthard, Glen Sean. Red Skin, White Masks

Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Elaine Coburn

recognition, which he suggests (tendentiously) are the roots of recognition politics and policy (a point to which I will return, below). Coulthard begins his genealogy with German philosopher Georg Hegel’s assertion: that the realization of oneself as an

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Teppo Eskelinen

: Equilibrium, Efficiency and Information . London : Springer-verlag . 10.1007/978-1-4471-0089-8 Beck , U. 1992 . Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity . London : Sage . First published in German 1986 . Benmeleh , E. and J. Dlugosz . 2009

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Invoking a World of Ideas

Theory and Interpretation in the Justification of Colonialism

David Boucher

‘coloureds’ of the republic: ‘You have a right to the protection of the laws of this Republic. Whether you make use of the opportunities given you to acquire civilisation depends upon yourselves’ ( Kruger 1902: 41 , fn. 1, cited by Schowalter, the German

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Ajume H. Wingo

contact between Europeans and Americans and Africans, the imperial Chancellor and architect of the German Empire, Otto von Bismarck, convened a conference of fourteen nations (including the United States) at his Berlin official residence to divvy up the