Kategorie: Feature

Korea, das verschlossene Land. Erlebnisse und Einordnungen

Abstract [de]: Die Zeitspanne zur gegenseitigen Totalvernichtung zwischen Nord- und Südkorea beträgt fünf Minuten. Autor Günter Ederer ist ein langjähriger Begleiter der koreanischen Nachkriegs-Geschichte und Zeitzeuge. In diesem umfangreichen Beitrag beschreibt er das zwiespältige Verhältnis der USA zu beiden Teilen Koreas und warnt vor überzogenen Erwartungen. Wer verstehen will, worüber...

/ 26. Juni 2018

Die „samtene Revolution“ in Armenien. Wie Russland den armenischen „Maidan“ akzeptierte

Abstract [en]: The Armenian velvet revolution was at first sight a surprise for all experts on Russia and her dealings with the succession states of the Soviet Union. Until nowadays the Kremlin was always prone to engage in the wheeling and dealing of bordering states which considered it to be...

/ 18. Juni 2018

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 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