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Are Conflicts in the 21st Century Mainly Identity-based?
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(Latest Thinking, 2017), 17 mins
The 20th Century has been marked by a return to ethnic and religious affiliations and identifications which continue to be in the foreground of political discourse. The rise of religious groups is represented by the media as a turbulent phenomenon, which spikes new conflicts globally. These representations of coll...
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(Latest Thinking, 2017), 17 mins
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Do Constitutional Courts Use Balancing to Promote Judicial Activism?
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
In an empirical analysis of the German and the African constitutional courts and the Canadian Supreme Court, the study presented in this video examines the use of the concept of balancing. Contrary to the common understanding, NIELS PETERSEN shows that courts do not use balancing to engange in judicial activism....
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
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How Can German Constitutional Law Promote the Inclusion of Migrants?
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
Through immigration, our society is becoming more diverse. However, the integration and inclusion of migrants is often difficult. ANUSCHEH FARAHAT is interested in the question of how this inclusion can be promoted through the means of law. In particular, she focuses on the structural obstacles migrants face when...
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
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How Can Parliaments Optimally Organize Voting Procedures?
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2019), 7 mins
Parliaments and parliamentary committees can resolve binary decisions by simple majority voting. In this video, BENNY MOLDOVANU considers the impact of voting procedures on more complex decisions, analyzing factors including the order and sequencing of votes. Modeling the games that specific voting procedures indu...
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2019), 7 mins
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How Does India Achieve Change in Its Policies?
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 9 mins
India has been known to be a state that never changes. Since the 1980s, and especially after the 1990s, however, India’s growth trajectory has begun to evolve and change from its static status quo. RAHUL MUKHERJI has investigated the reasons for this change, as he explains in this video. For this, he looked at h...
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(Germany: Latest Thinking, 2017), 9 mins
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How Is Nostalgia Felt in Post-Socialist Hungary?
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(Hamburg, Hamburg State: Latest Thinking, 2017), 13 mins
Due to the current dire economic situation in Hungary many feel nostalgic about a time in their nation’s history when jobs were more secure. Young Hungarians, despite being highly qualified, have trouble finding work in their home country as well as in Europe. This led to high votes for the nationalist parties i...
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(Hamburg, Hamburg State: Latest Thinking, 2017), 13 mins
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What Political Methods Are Effective in Countering Terrorist Threats?
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(Hamburg, Hamburg State: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
Adequate response to the increasingly high threat of terrorism is a challenge for governments in the beginning of the 21st century. The historical analysis presented in this video examines ways to approach terrorist threats. As BRUNO S. FREY explains, the findings show a new perspective on how to address the terro...
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(Hamburg, Hamburg State: Latest Thinking, 2017), 11 mins
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What Were the Cultural Implications of Political Communication in the Late Roman Republic?
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produced by Latest Thinking (Hamburg, Hamburg State: Latest Thinking, 2017), 10 mins
Ancient historian CLAUDIA TIERSCH is interested in the political communication in the Late Roman Republic and its cultural implications. More specifically, she has investigated the question of how to understand the political aims of the political groups active at that time – the populares and the optimates – a...
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produced by Latest Thinking (Hamburg, Hamburg State: Latest Thinking, 2017), 10 mins
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