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‘Assistance from A to Z’ as an Innovative Social Investment in Action. Evaluation of a Case Study

Plan for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2020: a new dimension of active inclusion . Warszawa: Ministerstwo Pracy i Polityki Społecznej. Available at < http://www.mpips.gov.pl/download/gfx/mpips/pl/defaultopisy/8664/2/1/KPPUiWS_1707_na_RM_.pdf > [Accessed on: February 20, 2016]. MPiPS (2015). Sprawozdanie z realizacji działań na rzecz ludzi bezdomnych w województwach w roku 2014 oraz wyniki Ogólnopolskiego badania liczby osób bezdomnych (21/22 styczeń 2015) . Warszawa: Ministerstwo Pracy i Polityki Społecznej. MRR (2012). Development Strategy

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Islamophobia Without Muslims? The “Contact Hypothesis” as an Explanation for Anti-Muslim Attitudes – Eastern European Societies in a Comparative Perspective

Introduction: Islamophobia in Eastern Europe? A specter is haunting Europe – the specter of Islamophobia. At this point, the historically informed reader might question the newsworthiness of our initial statement. Unease, reservation, and even fear and hatred against Islam and Muslims have a long tradition in Europe ( Benz 2017 ). Since Edward Said’s (1978) seminal study on ‘Orientalism’, it is a commonplace to acknowledge that the West has associated Islam with negative images and stereotypes for hundreds of years. The essential novelty of Europe’s old

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Not All the Past Needs To Be Used: Features of Fidesz’s Politics of Memory

construction.” Personal Skype interview with Gábor Egry, historian, conducted in March 2017. Thus, to reach a better future, it was enough to manage and supervise the smooth return to the West, embodied by the long sought membership in its institutions, the EU and NATO. As the economist János Kornai puts it, “In every respect, Central Eastern Europe tried to assimilate Western examples” (2006, 25). Since their first steps in the Hungarian pluralist regime, Fidesz and its charismatic leader Viktor Orbán adhered to a substantially different interpretation of history. They

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Desperately Seeking Understanding: A New Perspective on Multiculturalism

, Western Europeans demonstrate acceptance of Muslims as their fellow citizens, and even as members of their families, as evidenced by a series of surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center between 2015 and 2017 in 34 Western, Central, and Eastern European countries ( “Eastern and Western Europeans Differ¼” 2018 ). More than a half of Western members of the EU say they would accept a Muslim into their family. The percentage of those who say so in the top five EU countries with the biggest Muslim population varies between 60% and 90% ( Table 2 ). Table 2 Would

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The Role of Voluntary Organisations in Constructing the Common Identity and Mobilising of Polish Community in Southeastern Lithuania

mažumų ir išeivijos departamento prie Lietuvos Respublikos Vyriausybės 10-mečiui, medžiaga, 1999.11.25-26, pp. 21-49; Matulionis A., Beresnevičiūtė V., Leončikas T., Frėjutė-Rakauskienė M., Šliavaitė K., Šutinienė I., Žilinskaitė V., Georg Heinrich H. & Alekseeva, O. (2011). Contextual and Empirical Reports on Ethnic Minorities in Central and Eastern Europe. The Polish Minority in Lithuania. EC. European Research Area. Available at: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/socsci/documents/8_The_Polish_Minority_in_Lithuania.pdf [Accessed on 28 August 2015]. Матулионис А

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How do Members of Parliament View the Public Value of Public Service Media? The Case of Latvia

“Public Value”. Medien und Kommunikationswissenschaft 2007, vol. 65, no. 2, 164–184. Coyle Diane, Woolard Christopher. Public Value in Practice Restoring the Ethos of Public Service . London: BBC Trust, 2010. [Accessed on 5th May 2013]. Available online: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/assets/files/pdf/regulatory_framework/pvt/public_value_practice.pdf . Jakubowicz, Karol, Sükösd, M Miklós. (eds) Finding the Right Place on the Map. Central and Eastern European Media Change in a Global Perspective. Bristol, Chicago: Intellect Books, 2008. Kelly

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Securitization of the Migration Crisis and Islamophobic Rhetoric: The 2016 Slovak Parliamentary Elections as a Case Study

. “Migration in Slovakia.” 2018. International Organization of Migration Slovakia . February 16, 2018. https://www.iom.sk/en/migration/migration-in-slovakia.html come from the neighboring countries, Czech, Austrian, Ukrainian, Polish, and Hungarian citizens. following ca. 30% migrants from South-Eastern European countries, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Russia. and there is also a small Asian migrant community. Vietnam, Thailand, China, South Korea. In accordance with the newest data on migration as delivered by Eurostat, Slovakia has the lowest number (1.4) of migrants

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“Roma” Label: The Deconstructed and Reconceptualized Category within the Pentecostal and Charismatic Pastoral Discourse in Contemporary Slovakia

that the “We” and “They” categories in social praxis are not only seen in primordialist imagery, they are ascribed also a qualitative and moral dimension on the basis of the asymmetric or directly dualistic principle. In this way, the category “I”/“We” (mine/ours) often merges with the perception of the category of (the only) good, correct, nice and normal. When speaking about Gypsies in Central and Eastern Europe, we cannot omit the historical and contemporary contexts of ethnopolitical praxis, which are different from those in Western Europe. Without explaining

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External and Internal Policies of Belarus After Crimea Annexation

://www.rferl.org/a/shocking-belarusian-president-speaks-belarusian-lukashenka/25443432.html [Accessed on: 12.12.2016] Forsal (2013). Jak Białoruś Pomaga Polsce Obejść Rosyjskie Sankcje. Forsal.pl. Available at http://forsal.pl/artykuly/978832,jak-bialorus-pomaga-polsce-obejsc-rosyjskie-sankcje.html [Accessed on: 10.12.2016] Gazeta (2014). Donieck i Ługańsk Ogłaszają Suwerenność. Gazeta.pl. Available at http://wiadomosci.gazeta.pl/wiadomosci/1,114871,15949609,Donieck_i_Lugansk_oglaszaja_suwerennosc__Turczynow_.html [Accessed on: 09.12.2016] Gubarevich, I. (2016). Central and Eastern European Dimension of Belarusian

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Ethnic Identity of Kazakhstani Russians: The Dynamics of Change and the Place of Russia as a Kin State

, Kazakhstan: unfulfilled promise , Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington. Olcott M.B. 2002 Kazakhstan: unfulfilled promise Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Washington Pavlenko, A. 2008, “Russian in Post-Soviet Countries”, Russian Linguistics , vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 59-80. 10.1007/s11185-007-9020-1 Pavlenko A. 2008 “Russian in Post-Soviet Countries” Russian Linguistics vol. 32 no. 1 59 80 Peyrouse, S. 2007, “Nationhood and the minority question in Central Asia. The Russians in Kazakhstan”, Europe-Asia Studies , vol

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