Ozge Ozduzen and Umut Korkut There is rampant racism on social media platforms in the so-called post-refugee crisis period (Ozduzen et [...]Read more
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How can youth empowerment and a sense of belonging benefit from creative arts?
Maggie Laidlaw, Ilona van Breugel, Eleonora Psenner and Francesca Lori Creativity has a universal language that crosses all borders. It teases [...]Read more
Refugee Integration in Europe: Does Belonging Matter?
Susan Beth Rottmann “I don’t allow the negative stuff to affect me and cause me an internal problem, but I [...]Read more
Volunteering in the super-diverse city: How young urban volunteers negotiate belonging
Astrid Mattes, Marie Lehner, Ilona van Breugel, and Ursula Reeger Volunteering is widely understood to foster community building, and therefore it [...]Read more
Beyond appearances: negotiating discourse and policies on diversity in Scotland and South Tyrol
Marcus Nicolson and Andrea Carlà Addressing diversity (whether cultural, racial, religious, or linguistic) is an issue faced not only by nation-states, [...]Read more
Ways out from the social life of mass and excess consumption?
Magnus Boström Mass and excess consumption permeate social life in developed welfare countries. All of us living in these societies are [...]Read more
Youth Mobility Scheme: Panacea or unfolding crisis for Hong Kongese without British National (Overseas) status?
Elsa Oommen British National (Overseas) status was created in July 1987, ten years before the sovereignty of Hong Kong was [...]Read more
Sitting down in the distant past to discover society: a case for Foucault’s ‘history of the present’
Susan Marie Martin An archaeologist finds artefacts in situ and she has in hand clues about the context in which they [...]Read more
Fear and Loathing in everyday motoring: How race works on the road
Yunis Alam Motorised transport in general, and everything associated with it, can be couched as inherently problematic: these machines are built [...]Read more
‘Old, gnarly and 60 metres tall’: Contesting Forestry and Identity in Australia
Tom O’Brien The use and preservation of Australia’s old-growth forests has long been a source of contention between the state and [...]Read more