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Gender and Changes in Household Wealth after the Dissolution of Marriage and Cohabitation in Germany
Objective To document how changes in household wealth following the dissolution of marriage and cohabitation differ by gender in Germany. Background Marital property regimes usually prescribe that both partners ...
Taking Care of the Other: Visions of a Caring Integration in Female Refugee Support Work
European societies have been significantly challenged recently by intensifying debates around migration and integration. In Germany, the controversy around refugees has put the question of how to negotiate cultural differences ...
The Global Icon of the Indian IT-Professional. Contact Zones in the Age of New Media, Globalisation and World Society
It is argued that the image of the Indian IT-Professional opens up a contact zone throughout the whole world and that it is a striking example for the structure and implications of a contact zone in the age of new media ...
Lost in Transition? Managing paradoxical situations by inventing identities
The article focuses on Ashim Ahluwalias documentation John and Jane, which describes the living conditions, life styles and ambitions of six call centre employees in Mumbai at a time when call centres were not yet questioned ...
Polished Person or Parasite? The Implications of Education for Social Identities and Self Concepts and the Culturally Diverse Emotional Consequences. An Indian Example
Education is not only an innocent tool but leads to many conflicts all over the world as well. For an analysis of these conflicts one has to keep in mind that education as a concept is a culturally diverse construction ...
Of Bumping and Bending: Foreign Universities’ FDI Strategies in Malaysia
Universities from varying institutional and geographical contexts have increasingly invested in offshore subsidiaries in the Malaysian private higher education sector. Literature on transnational education policy and ...