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The case of the informal settlers and worsening floods in Metropolitan Manila: Some policy implications
August 10, 2013

It was year 2009 when tropical storm Ondoy wreaked havoc in some parts of the Philippines. My classmates and I delivered…

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The Welfare-State: catchphrase or multivariate universe?
August 7, 2013

The proliferation of a concept seems to generate increasingly porous boundaries within the concept itself, stretching meanings, usages and theoretical frameworks….

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The civil society toward participatory democracy
August 6, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Simona Pronckutė. “Our times demand a new definition of leadership – global leadership. They…

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Tracing American exceptionalism: Afghanistan
August 6, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Marija Sajekaite. There’s no doubt that America is, well, quite exceptional. Nationalistic…

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From political chaos to spontaneous leaders: The new reality
July 24, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Sofia Sousa. Chaos, sacrifice and instability. These may be words that…

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Non-civil disobedience: Hunger strike of refugees in Munich
July 23, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Falko Blumenthal. They are calling themselves non-citizens. Refugees, displaced persons, asylum-seekers:…

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Is transitology a useful tool for the post-Arab Spring countries? Possible lessons from a fading-out-of-interest Eastern Europe
July 22, 2013

Rather provocatively, the recent issue of The Economist  opens with a startling question: Has the Arab Spring failed? Amidst the rubble…

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Why not to intervene in Syria?
July 22, 2013

Politics is not always about making the world a better place. Syria is such a place, with outright civil war, the use…

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What is the matter with the Bulgarian Government?
July 22, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. For more than a month now citizens…

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Protests in Brazil: The government response
July 22, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Danilo Freire. Last month millions of Brazilians took the streets to protest…

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