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Sex trafficking of Nigerian women: how the Italian asylum system deals with victims

In August 2018, I spent one month volunteering at Centro Donna Giustizia (CDG) an organisation that works to end gender … Continue ReadingSex trafficking of Nigerian women: how the Italian asylum system deals with victims

Loneliness, unhappiness, consumerism and its political consequences: observations and predictions of Robert E. Lane

Twenty years ago, the American political psychologist Robert E. Lane (1917 – 2017) published The Loss of Happiness in Market … Continue ReadingLoneliness, unhappiness, consumerism and its political consequences: observations and predictions of Robert E. Lane

Does the support of democratic values lead to higher degrees of individual social tolerance? A case study from Germany

In an increasingly interconnected world in which national borders are losing significance, promoting social tolerance is critical. Unfortunately, maintaining harmony … Continue ReadingDoes the support of democratic values lead to higher degrees of individual social tolerance? A case study from Germany

European Union supports SSW-project “OUR EUROPE FOR ALL – Youth discuss Europe amongst each other and with EU parliamentarians”

Social Science Works is excited to announce its upcoming youth dialogue project which just received funding from the European Union’s … Continue ReadingEuropean Union supports SSW-project “OUR EUROPE FOR ALL – Youth discuss Europe amongst each other and with EU parliamentarians”

Opportunists in Political Education for Democracy, Freedom and Respect: The Long Road of Democratization.

In 2020, Germany has been celebrating 30 years of German unification and 30 years of democracy, pluralism and respect in … Continue ReadingOpportunists in Political Education for Democracy, Freedom and Respect: The Long Road of Democratization.