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Migrating skills, skilled migrants and migration skills
Notions of skill are geographically and historically specific; migration regimes, professional regulations and national policies influence possibilities of effective validation of migrant knowledge abroad. Migration scholars ...
Alternative = transformative? Investigating drivers of transformation in alternative food networks in Germany
In the hope for more sustainable agriculture and a stronger connection to their food, an increasing number of consumers participate in alternative food networks (AFNs) characterised by short food supply chains. However, ...
Jews, Muslims and the Ritual Male Circumcision Debate
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 ...
Family demography and income inequality in West Germany and the United States
Income inequality has grown in many countries over the past decades. Single country studies have investigated how trends in family demography, such as rising female employment, assortative mating and single parenthood, ...
Procedure Weak or Strong Understanding the Limits of Political Inquiries
The authors contrast two political inquiries in light of Luhmann’s system theory of procedure. The article asks whether and to what extent these inquiries can be considered as procedural systems, meaning as distinct frames ...
The anti-racist potential of care - political dimensions of women’s engagement in voluntary refugee support work in Germany
This article explores the role of gender in volunteering with refugees in Germany and how female volunteers, who outnumber male volunteers considerably, understand their involvement differently from men. Drawing upon ...