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Pathways to Empowerment

The Social Quality Approach as a Foundation for Person-Centered Interventions

Judith R. L. M. Wolf and Irene E. Jonker

In memory of Geert An individual is socially excluded if they do not participate in certain activities of society to a reasonable degree over time for reasons beyond their control, despite their desire to do so ( Burchardt et al. 2002 ). 1

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Ferenc Bódi, Jenő Zsolt Farkas, and Péter Róbert

between progressive and regressive anomie ( Besnard 2001 ). The first type is connected with the period of economic growth when new horizons bring unlimited desires and then lead to frustrations. For example, the frequency of committing suicide caused by

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Laurent J.G. van der Maesen

's desire to have big job gains leading into November elections, so that it could do what it knew how to do—boast about economic success.” According to Krugman, we are losing the war against the coronavirus “because Trump and those around him decided that it

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Support for a Populist Government in Poland

A Few Notes about Its Economic and Cultural Divides

Michał Gulczyński

radical right (Confederation). Well-educated women are also more likely to support EU integration than men ( Favero 2020 ). While young women might fear more restrictive abortion laws and expect more access to top positions and desire a more equal

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Valeriy Heyets

development, because through its striving for status, it contributes to the spread of several innovations. This occurs primarily because status has not only an economic dimension but also a social one. Because of this, societal status and the desire to raise

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Laurent J.G. van der Maesen

technologies under control of actors and agencies of the sociopolitical/legal dimension are desired to reduce global temperatures (see Radunsky and Cadman, this issue). The rationale is to supplement to the relatively restricted attention of governments on the

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The Social Consequences of Brexit for the UK and Europe

Euroscepticism, Populism, Nationalism, and Societal Division

Steve Corbett

populist discourse deployed by Eurosceptics before and during the referendum channeled a desire for empowerment and human dignity into a simple solution to complex problems: leave the EU, and the UK can “stand on its own two feet.” This suggests a

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The Rule of Law—A Heuristic Perspective?

’re driven out … If a society is based on control by private wealth, it will reflect those values—values of greed and the desire to maximize personal gain at the expense of others. (2017: 143) The most adequate way to put the power into the hands of the

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Sociocultural Change in Hungary

A Politico-Anthropological Approach

Ferenc Bódi and Ralitsa Savova

Postcommunist Periods in Hungary After the Change of Economic and Political Regime: The 1990s According to Dahrendorf's (1990) main argument, dictatorships cannot be easily eliminated from society, and desire for or obedience to authoritarianism

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Xu Yanhui and Gong Ziyu

on them, and can and should play an active role to achieve particular desired goals. This power to respond to challenges and take action is the heart of community capacity (Beckley et al. 2002, cited in MacKendrick and Parkins 2004 ). Although the