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Chapter 6 Textures of urban fears
We will discuss in detail the two exhibitions and their vicissitudes in the paragraphs to come, focusing on the emotional public reactions they both evoked, albeit to different degrees.
Chapter 1 (Why) do Eurosceptics believe in a common European heritage?
This chapter reflects on the paradox of Eurosceptic populists critical of the European Union mobilizing ideas of European values, heritage, and civilization. We examine the role of the past and especially of a certain ...
Chapter 4 ‘A great bliss to keep the sensation of conquest alive!’
One aim of this chapter is to foreground the interplay of official heritage and political discourse.
Chapter 10 Between appropriation and appropriateness
This chapter takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject of memorialization and commemoration, protest and populism in relation to the performative enacting and official presentation of difficult history. It ...
Chapter 4 Evaluating electoral management performance
After a review of the rival approaches that are used to evaluate public sector performance in general, five dimensions of EMB performance are set out which are argued to be crucial for achieving democratic ideals in an ...
Chapter 1 Introduction
In the immediate aftermath of the 2007 Kenyan Presidential election, the country entered into a political, economic and humanitarian crisis. Post-election violence erupted leading to estimates of over 1,000 people being ...
Chapter Violence and Politics in Zimbabwe from 2008-2018
"Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF party has been locked in an internal battle of political survival which intensified as the country democratized. Political violence has become a common feature in these internal struggles and underscores ...
Chapter 11 Funding the UN
This chapter shows that while the UN development system (UNDS) has benefited from a strong increase in resources over recent years, it suffers from the reliance on a small number of contributing countries and a disproportionate ...
Chapter 10 ‘Aid the victims of German fascism!’
Anti-fascism became one of the main causes of the American left-liberal milieu during the mid-1930s. The chapter offers a new analysis of two communist-led, international organisations called the World Committee against ...
Chapter 5 ‘Make Scandinavia a bulwark against fascism!’
Hitler’s seizure of power on 30 January 1933 provided an urgent impetus to stage transnational anti-fascist conferences and rallies on a global scale. One of the first, but almost completely overlooked major conferences ...