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An Assessment of National Variations in the Perception of Social Space

Alexandra Filhon, Jérôme Deauvieau, Laure Verdalle (de), Agnès Pelage, Tristan Poullaouec, Cécile Brousse, Martine Mespoulet and Karolina Sztandar-Sztanderska

Introduction This article presents a comparative study carried out in five European countries on the forms of categorization of social space. A debate has been in progress since the early 1990s at Eurostat on the relevance of introducing a socio-economic classification common to all European

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The Secular State in a Declining Europe

Beyond the End of the European Universal Dream

Silvio Ferrari

1 Introduction In the short story, The Evitable Conflict , published in 1950, Isaac Asimov imagines a world divided into four regions. The story is set in 2052, and of all the four regions, Europe “alone showed a positive population decline over the past half century. It alone had not seriously

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Diana S. Dolliver

trafficking trends are sensitive to a number of factors, including cultivation and manufacturing of organic and synthetic drugs, transportation means, wholesale markets, and consumer markets ( Reuter and Haaga, 1989; Council of Europe, 2005 ; unodc , 2014). In 2010, the United Nations Office on Drugs and

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Martha Th. Frederiks

telling the fictitious tale of the Fulani girl Aminata Diallo whose life spans the continents of Africa, the Americas and Europe, The Book of Negroes focuses on the British involvement in the transatlantic slave-trade and its abolition. Hill draws on historical facts as well as on themes from classic

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Annette Schnabel and Florian Grötsch

… drawing inspiration from the cultural, religious and humanist inheritance of Europe, from which have developed the universal values of the inviolable and inalienable rights of the human person, freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law… have decided to establish a European

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Mission from Anywhere to Europe

Americans, Africans, and Australians Coming to Amsterdam

Stefan Paas

, and be directed to any point”. It is “mission from anywhere to anywhere” (Walls 2008 :202; cf. Walls 2012 :33). Therefore I will make my case by presenting three case studies of mission to Western Europe (with apologies for a Dutch bias). I will discuss American evangelicals, who came immediately

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Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Ari Z. Zivotofsky and Mara Miele

Introduction Within the European Union (EU), Jewish kosher consumers are a small minority. 1 For at least a millennium and a half, by far the largest religion in Europe was Christianity in its various denominations, a religion with very few dietary regulations. During that period, Jews were

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Annemarie Foppen, Stefan Paas and Joke van Saane

research among 59 church planters in Europe. This makes it a rather unique study, because there has not been any scholarly research into church planters’ personalities within Europe, as far as we know. Our emphasis on personal characteristics fits into a general approach where effective (religious

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Petra Mayrhofer

The transformation of the Eastern European communist countries in 1989, followed by the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, fundamentally changed the political landscape of Europe. The end of Soviet dominance also resulted in the end of the visual dominance of the communist system in the

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N. Jansen Calamita

the University of Vienna in November 2013. I am grateful for the research assistance of Elina Kyselchuk and Maria Xiouri in the preparation of this article. 1 Introduction In a confidential draft text from the European Commission, leaked in the summer of 2012, the Directorate-General for Trade