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David Lethbridge

Sartre's interventions at the Vienna, Berlin, and Helsinki Congresses of the World Peace Council are examined in depth. Neglected and overlooked for over a half-century, it is argued that the themes Sartre elaborated in these speeches were consonant with the political and intellectual projects he had been developing since the mid-1930s. Although Sartre spoke as a Marxist who had allied himself with the Communist Party, his deepest concern was to build international unity in opposition to the escalating threat of nuclear war, and to restore political and economic sovereignty to a Western Europe crushed by dependency on America. Freedom for all the world's peoples, Sartre argued, depended on mutual interdependence between nations, built from the ground up by the popular masses.

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Sisyphean Struggles

Encounters and Interactions within Two US Public Housing Programs

Erika Gubrium, Sabina Dhakal, Laura Sylvester, and Aline Gubrium

credit, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), public housing, and General Assistance (GA). The US welfare system offers minimal support in contrast to the Western European norm. The fact that the United States has self-governing states has

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similarities and especially the interesting differences between these worlds in, for example, Russia, India, Southeast Asia, Western Europe, and so on. With this in mind, Ananta Kumar Giri—a philosopher from India—criticized the dominant (Western

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Sartre in Austria

Boycott, Scandals, and the Fight for Peace

Juliane Werner

“It means a lot to me that in the Western European countries, namely in Germany, in Switzerland, and in Austria, attention is given and justice is done to my writings.” — Jean-Paul Sartre, Die Presse, 12 July 1952 When Sartre first arrives in

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Singing with Dignity

Adding Social Quality to Organization Studies on Aging

Prabhir Vishnu Poruthiyil

transformations in Western Europe, which was increasingly affected by neoliberalism and globalization ( Beck et al. 2001 ; Walker 2011 ). Neoliberalism is a political ideology defined by individualism, competition, and trust in self-correcting properties of

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Building Dignity?

Tracing Rights, Discretion, and Negotiation within a Norwegian Labor Activation Program

Erika Gubrium, Leah Johnstone, and Ivar Lødemel

. Hauri , R. Fluder , and P. Ræymackers . 2016 . “ Subsidiarity and Social Citizenship in Western Europe: Social Assistance Schemes in Austria, Belgium, Switzerland and Norway .” International Journal of Social Welfare . doi:10.1111/ijsw.12241

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Editorial

The Evolution of 20 Years of Social Quality Thinking

economics, law, philosophy, political science, sociology, world religions, environmental science, and world politics. It applies cross-disciplinary approaches to regions such as Asia, Africa, Russia, Eastern Europe, and Western Europe. As a result of

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Citizens and Citizenship

The Rhetoric of Dutch Immigrant Integration Policy in 2011

Dana Rem and Des Gasper

Rules while the Game Is On: From Multiculturalism to Assimilation in the Netherlands .” In Migration, Citizenship, Ethnos: Incorporation Regimes in Germany, Western Europe and North America , Y. Michal Bodemann and Gökçe Yurdakul , 121 – 144

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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

worldview from HDI in 2005 ( UNDP 2010 ). North America, Western Europe, Japan, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, which all display high economic development, long average life expectancy, and long schooling years, are high-ranked countries. On the other