Now showing items 1-10 of 42
Contested Health Care System in Berlin: Are Illegalized Migrants Becoming Urban Citizens?
This article argues for an urban citizenship perspective which explores the struggle for rights and the everyday practices of illegalized migrants. Analyzing the concept of Anonymized Health Certificates as a result of ...
Public and Personal Social Services in European Countries from Public/Municipal to Private - and Back to Municipal and "Third Sector" Provision
This article discusses the provision of public services (public utilities) and personal social services in European countries. In pursuing a historical perspective, four stages are discerned: the pre-welfare state of the ...
The German labour movement, 1830s–1840s: early efforts at political transnationalism
It is a key idea that the German Labour Movement originated in the early nineteenth century abroad. In the more liberal atmosphere of Paris, Brussels, Geneva and London political refugees and travelling journeymen came ...
Recognition and precarity of life arrangement: towards an enlarged understanding of precarious working and living conditions
Precarity and precarious work are widely debated concepts, though a lack of clarity remains about its definition, dimensions and application. Recognition appears to be an illuminating concept for a deeper understanding of ...
Normativität und Wertneutralität
Grundlegung zu einer Wissenschaftssoziologie der Soziologie
Ein Teil der Soziologie will sich seit jeher von jeglicher Einmischung in die Praxis distanzieren, ein anderer Teil in die Gesellschaft hineinwirken. Im ersten Fall begreift die Soziologie sich als Wissenschaft, die von ...
Cultural Precarity: Migrants’ Positionalities in the Light of Current Anti-immigrant Populism in Europe
The Brexit referendum was an earthquake to those in otherwise privileged positions: white intra-European migrants. Poles form the largest among these groups in the UK. As much as they are vulnerable to discrimination as ...
Jews, Muslims and the Ritual Male Circumcision Debate
Religious Diversity and Social Inclusion in Germany
On 7 May 2012, the Cologne regional court ruled that circumcising young boys was a form of previous bodily harm (körperverletzung). Although both Muslims and Jews circumcise infant boys as a religious practice, the Cologne ...
What Helps and What Hinders? Exploring the Role of Workplace Characteristics for Parental Leave Use and Its Career Consequences
The division of parental leave among couples today is still unequal—even in countries with progressive leave schemes. Given the gendered nature of the workplace, we examine how organizational characteristics relate to ...