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Laurent J.G. van der Maesen

differences in the nineteenth century between Eastern and Western European countries, as well as Northern American countries, have become strengthened in the twentieth century. To present the current outcomes of Ukrainian research in the English language

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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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Valeriy Heyets

strategies to address the imperatives of the transitional period; The “gravity” of Western Europe for Eastern Europe and the region's countries’ prospects to join the European Union; External financial support from international lenders that contributed

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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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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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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

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 . Lewis , H.B. 1971

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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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Human Connection in the Light of the Writings of Karl Marx and Amartya Sen

An Investigation Using Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis and Manik Bandyopadhyay's Ekannoborti

Simantini Mukhopadhyay

widely read in the United States and Western Europe after World War II, they were condemned and banned in the communist-ruled countries, which subscribed to the view that all forms of literature and art should follow the structure of socialist realism, a

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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