Category Archives: Politics

Street Politics and Social Movements – A list of Opportunities or a Multitude of Desires

This research therefore primarily aims at explaining the violent contention which occurred in the Greek urban centres and provinces, and which provoked solidarity protests in the rest of the world, through comparing these different contexts and revealing their structural and … Continue reading

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Social capital and political bias in knowledge sharing

Read The benefits of social capital for the sharing of knowledge are frequently emphasized in the literature. However, a few authors have also begun to draw our attention towards the drawbacks of social capital for the working of organizations. In … Continue reading

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Politics and Social Software – Recommendations for Inclusive ICTs

The emergence of social software and the new perception of the Internet promise to enable decentralized actions, a range of  possibilities to share and exchange information open and free of charge, to collaborate equally, and to foster intercultural understanding and … Continue reading

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Knowledge and praxis of networks as a political project

Read   Modern day society is increasingly described as an  extensive web of networks, but as such, it is often perceived and experienced as elusive. In light of this paralyzing description, this article aims at highlighting the potentially political dimension … Continue reading

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Living in the Age of Imposed Amnesia: The Eclipse of Democratic Formative Culture

Living in the Age of Imposed Amnesia: The Eclipse of Democratic Formative Culture The importance of formative culture as a mode of civic education in the shaping of democratic values and critical agents can be found in the work of … Continue reading

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