Kategorie: Feature

Rollatoren

Digitale Transformation in der Sozialen Arbeit am Beispiel des Betreuten Wohnens

Abstract [en]: In assisted living establishments handicapped persons, adolescents and elderly people are taken care of. With regard of their personal questions they are represented by custodians. Hence, they literally often have no direct decision-making authority. The social care system must be financed and economical questions have to be addressed....

/ 29. Mai 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...

/ 30. April 2018

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...

BitCoins

BitCoins sind digitale Waren und keine Währung

Abstract [en] BitCoins and other cryptocurrencies are not real currencies but digitally generated goods whose artificial shortage generates price increases that are then are measured and paid out in real currencies. Those who pay with BitCoins or others do barter businesses, make exchange of goods only. For daily life central...

/ 19. März 2018

Grenzen als Orte der Verbindung – der Einfluss breit zugänglicher Infrastruktur

Abstract [en] Borders are places of exchanges but of separation, too. In many cases the perspective in media or from far away shows a different picture of the situation at a specific border, than you can experience at the border itself. This will be shown and discussed here looking at...

/ 26. Februar 2018

Bitcoin or the environment: you choose

Abstract [en] People are turning their attention towards digitization: whether it is artificial intelligence, the Internet of things, big data or industry 4.0, the world as we know it is digitally transforming itself. In spite of that, the impact on the environment of such a transformation is a topic seldom...

/ 19. Dezember 2017

Das Quartier als Ressource am Beispiel des Widerstands der Comunidade Vila Autódromo gegen die Stadtplanungspolitik Rio de Janeiros

Abstract [en]: The aim of the following work is to discuss the impact of recent city planning politics on neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro. Starting with the question of the role that neighbourhood can play as a resource for its inhabitants, it discusses the case of the communidade Vila Autódromo...