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29 AugAlong the winding road: The question of Tibet’s legal status


A plethora of utterly divergent voices cannot just blend in unison. On one end, one can clearly hear the reverberating Chinese…

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26 AugPost-crisis constellations of the state


All over the news and on every politician’s mouth one catch-phrase stands out recently: “The state must…”. Debates, contradictions and ideological…

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26 AugDiffusion of regional integration: The European Union and Mercosur


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. The processes of regional integration are becoming…

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24 AugIs China’s claim of sovereignty over Tibet legitimate?


Tibet was once a forbidden land until the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as China) declared to the entire…

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16 AugGerontocratic welfare-states: bad dream or pressing reality?


In a very mundane fashion post-WW2 Western politics can be epitomized as follows: Current generations paying the retirement of older generations,…

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16 AugBoko Haram and the violence in Nigeria


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Danilo Freire. Even for a country accustomed to political turbulences, the…

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10 AugEU’s response to the Arab Revolutions: How does it work?


Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva.  EU’s response to the wave of Arab…

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10 AugThe case of the informal settlers and worsening floods in Metropolitan Manila: Some policy implications


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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07 AugThe Welfare-State: catchphrase or multivariate universe?


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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06 AugThe civil society toward participatory democracy


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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