Monat: April 2018

Transnational agierende globale Zivilgesellschaft. Messbarkeit, Indizes und ihre Grenzen

Abstract [en]: Measuring civil society is a challenge, but is done nevertheless over and over again, e.g. to judge the democracy of a country. But for this civil society is always conceptualized as something national. Facing the importance of a global civil society and its transnational character, as shown here...

Die Papst Franziskus Formel. Ein neuer Zugang zum Dritten Weg der Katholischen Soziallehre

Abstract [en]: Since many years in Argentina Pope Francis has developed and successfully used his very personal method to build up a people. As does Catholic Social Teaching he embraces a middle path between the ideologies and inserts the positive elements into a third way approach. His specific bipolar opposites...

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Repression im Zeichen der „Toleranz“

Abstract [en]: The aggressive demand for tolerance is less and less a procedural rule on how to deal with disagreements with each other, rather than a commandment, which one has to tolerate / accept by giving their own positions. "Tolerance" has become a fighting notion of the "progressive" versus the...

/ 30. April 2018

Quality Education, UN Sustainable Development Goals and the financial sector. The traditional financial sector, FinTechs and their contribution to the attainment of the UN-SDG Nr. 4

Abstract [en]: Framed by the context of globalization and digitization, quality education has to entail digital and financial literacy as key components purporting statistical thinking. Quoting H.G. Well: “the ability to deal with risk and uncertainty will be as necessary for efficient citizenship in a modern technological world as the...