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Romanian Student Media as Pedagogical Tools and Sites for Alternative Journalism

Cucu-Oancea, Ozana (coord.), Dicţionar de sociologie rurală , Editura Mica Valahie, Bucureşti, 2011. Bocancea, Sorin (coord.), De la presa studențească în comunism la presa postcomunistă , Editura Institutul European, Iaşi, 2014. Bockino, David, „Preparatory Journalism: The College Newspaper as a Pedagogical Tool”, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator , vol. 73, nr. 1, 2018, pp. 67-82. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1077695816687608 . Online: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1077695816687608 Bosomitu, Ştefan, Miron Constantinescu. O

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The Challenge of Postsecularism

), theologians (Joseph Ratzinger, Jorge M. Bergoglio), and cultural anthropologists (Hent de Vries, Tomoko Mazuzawa). It seems to me that with the introduction of the concept of postsecularism by Jurgen Habermas, we gain a new analytical tool to interpret the present human condition. As we will see, the traditional categories such as secularization and desecularization, privatization and deprivatization, return of religion or politicization of religion are not anymore adequate to describe the new position of religion in public sphere and its relation to secular reality. In a

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Contemporary Religiosity and the Absence of Solidarity With Those in Need

multidisciplinary tools for interpreting the current picture. I use the Czech Republic as an example, since both Western and Eastern European paradigms of the coexistence of secularization, post-secularization and re-composition of religion can be found there. My particular question remains as to how the rising emphasis on spirituality is compatible with the inability to offer a common and effective response to the situations of crisis in society. I also ask what can be done about the underplayed dimensions of religion, ones that could aid us in taking the changes seriously

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Trade Embargo as a Geopolitical Tool: A Case of Nepal-India Trade Relations

International Economics. Joshi, B.L. &Rose, L.E. (1966). Democratic Innovations in Nepal. Berkeley: University of California Press. Khadka, N. (1992). Geopolitics and development: A Nepalese perspective. Asian Aff airs, 19(3): 134–157. Lindsay, J. M. (1986). Trade sanctions as policy Instruments: A re-examination. International Studies Quarterly, 30(2): 153–173. McGee, R.W. (2004). Trade sanctions as a tool of International Relations, In R. W. McGee (ed.), Commentaries on law &public policy Vol.2 (pp. 229–303). Miami Shores: Barry University

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Online Comments as a Tool of Intercultural (Russian–Czech) “Anti-Dialog”

dialog impossible. These are probably the main reasons why linguistic violence and manipulation have ceased to be the exclusive domain of political scientists, sociologists, and psychologists. They have become an increasingly examined topic in linguistics, a science that has the methodological tools for critical text analysis and allows for a better understanding and uncovering of mechanisms of language manipulation to demystify and demythologize social and political discourse ( van Dijk 2008 ; Dubrovskiy 2003 ; Dzyaloshinskiy 2006 ; Kara-Murza 2000 ; Petrova

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Receptivity to eHealth Services in the Hungarian Population of Mureş County, Romania

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One of the most dynamically evolving sectors of our days is eHealth. More and more applications, software, devices, etc. are launched that make healthcare segments accessible not only for professionals but for laics, too. This study examines to what extent the adult Hungarian population of Mureş County is ready to become eHealth participative, i.e. an active agent of its own healthcare attendance, in order to make use of the advantages offered by modern technologies that provide information and help understand our diseases, their prevention, and health maintenance. The probability of eHealth usage is approximated by the frequency of Internet usage. Social determinants of info-communication tool usage are assessed, controlling for covariates. Age has the strongest impact upon the frequency of Internet usage. The younger is the respondent, the more likely he/she is to be a frequent user, and, apart from this, only the educational level determines Internet use, higher education implying more frequent usage.

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

for the end of the “communist dictatorship,” is considered as the dawn of his political career ( Kovacs 2014 ). Therefore, ever since the rightwing party came to power for the second time in 2010, Fidesz has devoted particular concern as well as economic resources to implementing its own specific vision of history. In order to fully comprehend the government’s politics of memory, the latter must be considered as a full-blown tool of political action. The ultimate goal here is to present Fidesz as the best legitimate political actor that can restore Hungary

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Digitalization and Political Party Life in Poland – A Study of Selected Communication Habits of Party Members and Elective Representatives

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The article discusses the influence of digitalization on the organization of a political party and on its members. It presents an analysis of factors limiting and facilitating the development of a political party connected with the use of digital media. The analyses employ data gathered through quantitative and qualitative research conducted among backbenches, members of parliament and leaders of six Polish political parties. A positive connection has been demonstrated between a party’s age and the mode of using particular media types and communication tools. Also, attention has been paid to the phenomenon of digital divide and the possible means of connectivity to party political activity via new technologies, digital tools and digital media. Party members perceive traditional and direct forms as attractive; however, new parties with younger members clearly expect and practice more online activities.

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Adriana Bittel: Meta and intertextual accents of writing

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This essay proposed to analyze the profile of Adriana Bittel’s writing with deep meta and intertextual accents. In a transgressive and textual framework of the 80’s generation prose, the work presents a new way of approaching the narrative by intentionally disposing all its mechanisms of conception, in a context in which the fiction self-comments and brings the reader with all the tools and components of “textual engineering”.

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Congruent Representation: Election Cycle in Poland 2009-2011

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The article presents the results of research on the congruence of the political representation formed in elections held in the years 2009-2011 in Poland. The election cycle included the European Parliamentary elections in 2009, the Polish presidential election, elections to local government in 2010, and the parliamentary elections in 2011. The median citizen, median voter, and their positions on the left-right scale were used as tools for examining congruence. Studies have proven that in Poland, the median citizen and the median voter are positioned on the right side of the left-right scale. The legislature and executive authorities chosen in the elections are located left of the median citizen and the median voter. Studies have not demonstrated the existence of any impact of the electoral system on the positioning of the median citizen and the median voter.

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