Tag Archives: Civil Society

Sep 4 2015

‘Quickie’ divorce Italian style

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By Alessio Colonnelli Italy’s newly introduced law on divorce will have considerable socio-economic implications. Its positive impact won’t be, however, as wide-ranging as originally thought. The reform of the antiquated law could have gone farther and match, for example, the … Continue reading

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Mar 30 2015

Subterranean Politics in Europe after the Greek Elections

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Professor Mary Kaldor discusses activism, Europe and the aftermath of the Greek elections with Ludovica Rogers and Hara Kouki in a conversation organised by LSE’s Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit in collaboration with Euro Crisis in the Press and with … Continue reading

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Mar 2 2015

Why participatory governance offers a realistic route to addressing the EU’s legitimacy crisis

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By Karl-Oskar Lindgren How can EU decision-making be brought closer to Europe’s citizens? Based on a case study of the ‘REACH’ regulation governing the production and use of chemical substances, this posts argues for the potential of a participatory governance … Continue reading

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Feb 23 2015

Modalities of solidarity in Greece: a civil society at the cross-roads

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By Giota Alevizou As Greece has yet again become the epicentre of the European debt crisis, with collective negotiations for a fairer deal culminating before the end of February, its plight for survival has reached a new sense of moral … Continue reading

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Jul 15 2013

The Euro crisis in online media: civic resilience and social innovation in Sweden

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by Julie Uldam and Anne Kaun While Scandinavian countries may be coping with the Euro crisis relatively better than most other European countries, they are far from unaffected. Nonetheless, the mainstream media have represented Scandinavia and Sweden as prime examples … Continue reading

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Apr 3 2013

Cyprus crisis: swan-song of the Eurozone

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By Vassilis Fouskas and Constantine Dimoulas* Harsh measures imposed on Cypriot political and financial authorities to address bank failures reveal, once again, that the entire architecture of the EU is in tatters. Professor Vassilis Fouskas and Dr Constantine Dimoulas contribute … Continue reading

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