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See detail»Wieder hacke, Iwan?« Interkulturelle Perspektiven auf Adoleszenz am Beispiel von Wolfgang Herrndorfs Tschick (2010)
Osthues, Julian UL

in Standke, Jan (Ed.) Wolfgang Herrndorf. Literatur im Unterricht. Texte der Gegenwartsliteratur für die Schule (in press)

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See detailUn dispositif en mathématiques intégrant une composante familiale susceptible de favoriser l’accrochage scolaire des enfants du préscolaire
Poncelet, Débora UL; Vlassis, Joëlle UL

in Moignard, Benjamin; Rubi, Stephanie (Eds.) L’école des dispositifs. Approches internationales autour des nouvelles problématiques scolaires (in press)

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See detailStadt‐ und Raumentwicklung Luxemburg
Chilla, Tobias; Schulz, Christian UL

in Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (Ed.) Handwörterbuch der Stadt‐ und Raumentwicklung (in press)

Die räumliche Entwicklung Luxemburgs ist geprägt von einer hohen sozio-ökonomischen Dynamik mit starken grenzüberschreitenden Verflechtungen. Erst in den vergangenen 15 Jahren etwa ist ein modernes ... [more ▼]

Die räumliche Entwicklung Luxemburgs ist geprägt von einer hohen sozio-ökonomischen Dynamik mit starken grenzüberschreitenden Verflechtungen. Erst in den vergangenen 15 Jahren etwa ist ein modernes Planungssystem etabliert worden, das auf kommunaler wie nationaler Ebene verankert ist. [less ▲]

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See detailSituating difference as a valuable resource in education research
Siry, Christina UL

in Scantlebury, K. (Ed.) Moving science education into the 21st century: A festschrift in honor of Kenneth Tobin (in press)

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See detailKarl der Große, Berthe mit dem fuoze und ein allzu triuwer Held. Mythisches Erzählen im Anfangsrahmen von Konrad Flecks "Flore und Blanscheflur" als Legitimation eines neuen Herrscherbildes
Bendheim, Amelie UL

in Zhu; Zhao; Szurawitzki (Eds.) Akten des XIII. Internationalen Germanistenkongresses Shanghai 2015. Germanistik zwischen Tradition und Innovation (in press)

Konrad Fleck konstruiert in seinem Liebes- und Abenteuerroman Flore und Blanscheflur einen Anfangsrahmen, der ein eindrückliches Beispiel für die spezifische Verschränkung von Mythos und Realität liefert ... [more ▼]

Konrad Fleck konstruiert in seinem Liebes- und Abenteuerroman Flore und Blanscheflur einen Anfangsrahmen, der ein eindrückliches Beispiel für die spezifische Verschränkung von Mythos und Realität liefert und so der Erzählung – bereits vor deren eigentlichem Beginn – eine besondere Prägung verleiht. Indem der mythische Raum sich einer absoluten, faktualen Rationalität entzieht und einer Zeitbetrachtung untersteht, die „der weitergehenden Erklärung weder fähig noch bedürftig ist“ (Cassirer), kommt ihm zugleich ein erweiterter Referenz- und Möglichkeitsraum zu, der auch die Einbettung fiktionaler Figuren in einen historischen Kontext zu- bzw. unproblematisch werden lässt. Die genealogische, pseudo-historische Anbindung des Helden an Karl den Großen motiviert die Erzählung in doppelter Ausrichtung, indem die fiktionale Geschichte um Flore legitimiert und gleichermaßen zur Ursprungserzählung der Karlsherrschaft stilisiert wird. Darüber hinausgehend nutzt Konrad den Bezug für die Konzeption eines Herrschertyps, der, im Umweg über die Muttergeneration (Berthe) und damit über die weibliche Abstammungslinie, bisher ausgeblendete Herrschertugenden, wie Empathie, Glaube und triuwe, einbezieht. Mit Flore treffen wir auf einen Helden, der ein – auch von den klassischen Karlsgeschichten – abweichendes Herrschaftsbild verkörpert, auf einen Helden der ‚großen Gefühle‘. Der Floreroman kann damit als anschauliches Exempel dafür betrachtet werden, wie mythische Denk- und Erzählformen für eine realhistorische, mittelalterliche Thematik, nämlich die Frage nach vorbildlicher Herrschaft und Herrschaftsidentität, in Anspruch genommen, wie Gegenwart mit Hilfe von mythischem Erzählen legitimiert und plausibilisiert werden kann. Der Vortrag nimmt hierbei insbesondere in den Blick, in wiefern der mythische Anfangsrahmen des untersuchten Textes den Hörer auf eine bestimmte Lesart einstimmt und seine Wahrnehmung der folgenden Erzählung zu prägen vermag. [less ▲]

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See detailCulture in the Act of Caring: Bringing Geropsychology, other gerosciences, and Cultural Psychology together
Boll, Thomas UL; Ferring, Dieter UL; Valsiner, Jaan

in Boll, Thomas; Ferring, Dieter; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) Cultures of care in aging (in press)

In the introduction of a multidisciplinary book on the role of culture in elder care the editors set the stage for a substantive integration of contributions from geropsychology, other gerosciences, and ... [more ▼]

In the introduction of a multidisciplinary book on the role of culture in elder care the editors set the stage for a substantive integration of contributions from geropsychology, other gerosciences, and cultural psychology. The authors present arguments for a life-span developmental perspective on care for the elderly and extend this to geropsychology as subsection of life-span developmental psychology. They further emphasize that these disciplines consider to some extent the role of cultural and other contextual factors and that other gerosciences specialized on historical, political, health-and nursing-related aspects of elder care can further supplement this effort. Then three major streams of cultural psychology are mentioned which are particularly relevant to topics of caring: Dialogical Self Theory, Theory of Social Representations, and Cultural Psychology of Semiotic Dynamics. The authors conclude that an increasing population aging and growing gaps between demand and supply of care create a serious practical need for an integration of geropsychology, other gerosciences, and cultural psychologies to achieve a better understanding of the individual, interpersonal, and macro social processes involved in elder care. [less ▲]

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See detailDifferentiating equality? The different advancement in the protected grounds in the case law of the Court of Justice
Zaccaroni, Giovanni UL

in Rossi, Lucia Serena; Casolari, Federico (Eds.) The principle of equality under EU law (in press)

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See detailCommentaire de l'article 21 TUE
Neframi, Eleftheria UL

in Dubos, Olivier; Platon, Sébastien (Eds.) Commentaire du Traité sur l'Union européenne (in press)

Article 21 TEU is introduced by the treaty of Lisbon and concerns a global approach of the EU external action objectives. The commentary underlines the impact on the exercise of the external competence of ... [more ▼]

Article 21 TEU is introduced by the treaty of Lisbon and concerns a global approach of the EU external action objectives. The commentary underlines the impact on the exercise of the external competence of the EU, the relation between the objectives, the importance of the principle of coherence and relation between values and objectives. [less ▲]

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See detailTracing the iconization of the salty article of Balearic vernaculars in Facebook communities [provisional title]
Duane Bernedo, Lucas John UL

in Juffermans, Kasper; Weth, Constanze (Eds.) The tyranny of writing: Ideologies of the written word (in press)

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See detailComparing regression approaches in modelling (non-)compensatory judgement formation
Hörstermann, Thomas UL; Krolak-Schwerdt, Sabine UL

in Studies in classification, data analysis and knowledge organization (in press)

Applied research on judgment formation, e.g. in education, is interested in identifying the underlying judgment rules from empirical judgment data. Psychological theories and empirical results on human ... [more ▼]

Applied research on judgment formation, e.g. in education, is interested in identifying the underlying judgment rules from empirical judgment data. Psychological theories and empirical results on human judgment formation support the assumption of compensatory strategies, e.g. (weighted) linear models, as well as non compensatory (heuristic) strategies as underlying judgment rules. Previous research repeatedly demonstrated that linear regression models well fitted empirical judgment data, leading to the conclusion that the underlying cognitive judgment rules were also linear and compensatory. This simulation study investigated whether a good fit of a linear regression model is a valid indicator of a compensatory cognitive judgment formation process. Simulated judgment data sets with underlying compensatory and noncompensatory judgment rules were generated to reflect typical judgment data from applied educational research. Results indicated that linear regression models well fitted even judgment data with underlying non compensatory judgment rules, thus impairing the validity of the fit of the linear model as an indicator of compensatory cognitive judgment processes. [less ▲]

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See detailNon discrimination on the ground of religion: the influence that the ECourtHR case law can have into defining the exception in art. 4.2 of directive 2000/78/EC
Zaccaroni, Giovanni UL

in Balboni, Marco (Ed.) The principle of non discrimination under the European Convention of Human Rights (in press)

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See detailSuburbanisierung
Hesse, Markus UL

in Handwörterbuch der Stadt- und Raumentwicklung (in press)

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See detailThe EU Administration
Mendes, Joana UL

in Amtenbrink, Fabian; Curtin, Deirdre; de Witte, Bruno (Eds.) et al The Law of the European Union (in press)

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See detailLuxembourg's Constitution and EU Integration
Gerkrath, Jörg UL

in Griller, Stefan (Ed.) Member States' Constitutions and EU Integration (in press)

Luxembourg is a well-integrated member state whose EU membership relies however on poorly developed constitutional foundations. This is yet to be changed by a major constitutional overhaul that is ... [more ▼]

Luxembourg is a well-integrated member state whose EU membership relies however on poorly developed constitutional foundations. This is yet to be changed by a major constitutional overhaul that is expected to come to an end in 2018. Three patterns must be born in mind to understand the country’s constitutional culture: the Constitution had been somewhat forgotten, its political system functions according to the idea of a ‘consensus democracy’ and its leading political principle is pragmatism. The only limit to further steps of EU integration is the requirement of a 2/3 majority within Parliament in order to approve any competence transferring treaty. I the pure monistic tradition the domestic legal order is conceived in a way to avoid conflicts with international or EU law. EU norms enjoy full primacy even vis-à-vis constitutional rules. [less ▲]

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See detailVerspätete Verbürgerlichung : Politische Partizipation Luxemburger Juden im 19. Jh. im europäischen Vergleich
Wagener, Renée UL

in Veröffentlichung der Beiträge zur Konferenz « Nationenbildung und Demokratie », 9-11 juin 2011 (in press)

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See detailAura
Puglia, Ezio UL

in Cohen, Esther (Ed.) Walter Benjamin. Glosario de términos y conceptos (in press)

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See detail»Peepshow« und »weiße Flecken« oder Das Begehren am Berg. Christof Hamanns Usambara als Parodie kolonialer Eroberungs- und Entdeckungsszenen
Osthues, Julian UL

in Dunker, Axel; Stolz, Thomas; Warnke, Ingo (Eds.) Benennungspraktiken in Prozessen kolonialer Raumaneignung (in press)

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See detailDis/ability Studies in the Universal Design University
Powell, Justin J W UL; Pfahl, Lisa

in Gertz, SunHee; Huang, Betsy; Cyr, Lauren (Eds.) Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education and Societal Contexts: International and Interdisciplinary Approaches (in press)

Universities are among the most durable and successful institutions globally. However, inclusive higher education remains an elusive goal, despite the worldwide ratification of the UN Convention on the ... [more ▼]

Universities are among the most durable and successful institutions globally. However, inclusive higher education remains an elusive goal, despite the worldwide ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that mandates inclusive education throughout the life course—and thus increased access to universities. In many countries, universities attempt to implement elements of a universal design university, built to serve diverse student bodies, that will be more fully inclusive. To do so, universities must implement principles of universal design and inclusive education. Enhancing accessibility requires the removal of myriad cultural and structural barriers and reduced ableism in the academy itself. In embracing social and political paradigms of disability, especially through the multidisciplinary field of dis/ability studies, universities can give voice to diverse participants as they engage and change awareness and attitudes. This contribution addresses both activities that facilitate the development of dis/ability studies and barriers that hinder its (multi)disciplinary flourishing. In contemporary developments in the German-speaking countries—Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland—this multidisciplinary field engages intellectuals and activists to subversively cross disciplinary, institutional, and political divides. Relying on collaboration among members of the disability (rights) movement, advocates, and academics to develop its subversive status, the field emphasizes the subversive status necessary to realize inclusive higher education in the universal design university. [less ▲]

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See detailAwareness-raising, Legitimation or Backlash? Effects of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on Education Systems in Germany
Powell, Justin J W UL; Edelstein, Benjamin; Blanck, Jonna M.

in Resnik, Julia (Ed.) The Power of Numbers and Networks (in press)

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See detailQuels modèles de mesure pour l’évaluation des compétences ?
Burton, Réginald UL; Flieller, A; Frenette, E et al

in Dierendonck, Christophe; Loarer, E; Rey, B (Eds.) L'évaluation des compétences en milieu scolaire et en milieu professionne (in press)

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See detailSchulische und außerschulische Jugendbildung. Konzepte, Zielsetzung, pädagogische Ansätze.
Würtz, Stefanie; Willems, Helmut UL

in Behrmann, Günter C.; Schürmann, Eberhard; Willems, Helmut (Eds.) Der Felsengärtner. Freundesgabe für Roland Eckert. (in press)

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See detailThe experience of ageing: Views from without and within
Ferring, Dieter UL

in Rosa, Alberto; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) The Cambridge handbook of socio-cultural psychology (in press)

This chapter contrasts two different views on ageing. An external “view from without” starts in a first step with the description of phenomena associated with human ageing including the notions of death ... [more ▼]

This chapter contrasts two different views on ageing. An external “view from without” starts in a first step with the description of phenomena associated with human ageing including the notions of death and dying. This is followed by presenting an overview of central and mostly psychological models and theories about human ageing. Here, life span conceptions as well as theories on self-regulation of the ageing self are described and discussed. Furthermore, a specific focus is put on the differing qualifications that the term ageing has received in diverse theoretical models. The internal “view from within” finally starts with three case stories presenting excerpts of individual biographic narratives that highlight the importance of life events and adaptive processes within the family in the subjective construction of the self and the life course. The conclusion elaborates a person-centred approach in the study of human ageing taking into account that both family and culture interact in forming development in general as well as life in advancing age in particular. [less ▲]

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See detailAssessment of problem solving
Krkovic, K.; Mustafic, Maida UL; Wüstenberg, S. et al

in Griffin, P.; McGaw, B.; Care, E. (Eds.) Assessment and teaching of 21st century skills (in press)

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See detailPatterns of Place: An Integrated Approach for the Design and Evaluation of Real and Virtual Environments
Smyth, Michael; Benyon, David; McCall, Roderick UL et al

in Lombard, Matthew; Freeman, Jonathon; Ijesslsteijn, Wijnand (Eds.) et al Immersed in Media: Presence Theory, Measurement and Technology (in press)

This chapter describes an approach to the development of virtual representations of real places. The work was funded under the European Union’s €20m Future and Emerging Technologies theme of the 5th ... [more ▼]

This chapter describes an approach to the development of virtual representations of real places. The work was funded under the European Union’s €20m Future and Emerging Technologies theme of the 5th Framework Programme, “Presence”, 2002 - 2005. The aim of the project, called BENOGO, was to develop a novel technology based on real-time image-based rendering (IBR) for representing places in virtual environments. The specific focus of the work presented here concerned how to capture the essential features of real places, and how to represent that knowledge, so that the team developing the IBR-based virtual environments could produce an environment that was as realistic as possible. This involved the development and evaluation of a number of virtual environments and the evolution of two complementary techniques; the Place Probe and Patterns of place. [less ▲]

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See detailThe science curriculum at the elementary level: What are the basics, and are we teaching them?
Siry, Christina UL

in Bryan, L.; Tobin, K. (Eds.) Thirteen questions for science education (in press)

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See detailArriving at Justice by a Process of Elimination: Hans Kelsen and Leo Strauss
Lefort, Elisabeth UL

in Telman, Jeremy (Ed.) Hans Kelsen in America : The Anxieties of Non-Influence (in press)

The aim of this paper is to compare two authors: Hans Kelsen and Leo Strauss. More specifically, it will compare Kelsen’s “What is Justice?”—his Farewell Lecture given at Berkeley in 1952—and Leo ... [more ▼]

The aim of this paper is to compare two authors: Hans Kelsen and Leo Strauss. More specifically, it will compare Kelsen’s “What is Justice?”—his Farewell Lecture given at Berkeley in 1952—and Leo Strauss’s Natural Right and History—one of the main works on political philosophy published in twentieth century America. Both are key texts dealing with the same subject, justice. Although the two texts were written around the same time by authors who shared a similar history (they both immigrated to the United States to escape Nazism), they seem to defend radically opposed points of view. However, despite and beyond their otherwise real differences, the two texts articulate the same important idea: if one wants to think about political issues, one has to address the question of justice. This chapter will attempt to illustrate through a comparison of these two texts the importance of addressing the question of justice, especially in our modern democracies. [less ▲]

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See detailEmotional ambivalence in adult children of care-dependent older parents: Heuristic impulses from cognitive-motivational emotion theories
Boll, Thomas UL

in Albert, Isabelle; Abbey, Emily; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) Cultural psychology of transgenerational family relations: Investigating ambivalences (in press)

Emotional ambivalence of adult children of care-dependent older parents is analyzed from the perspective of cognitive-motivational theories of emotion. Emotional ambivalence is conceived of as the co ... [more ▼]

Emotional ambivalence of adult children of care-dependent older parents is analyzed from the perspective of cognitive-motivational theories of emotion. Emotional ambivalence is conceived of as the co-presence of positive and negative emotions toward the multifaceted care situation involving these major elements: Multiple problems of the elderly parent, multiple caregiving tasks of the adult child, and multiple gains and losses for the elderly parent and for the adult child. In line with cognitive-motivational theories, positive and negative emotions are thought of as arising from mental comparisons between what adult children desire and what they believe with respect to the various facets of the care situation. Perceived fulfillment of such desires is assumed to lead to positive emotions (happiness, hope, moral pride, etc.) and perceived frustration to result in negative emotions (pity, fear, guilt, etc.) related to the elderly parent, oneself, or other family members. Because adult children usually have multiple desires (e.g., own welfare, welfare of older parent, welfare of other family members) which may be perceived as fulfilled in some areas and unfulfilled in others, various combinations of positive and negative emotions and thus emotional ambivalence is assumed to arise toward various aspects of the care situation. An illustrative application of this theoretical approach is given to a major care-related event, namely, the transition of an elderly parent to a nursing home. In conclusion, benefits for research and practice in the field of elder care (measurement, description, understanding, management, and positive functions of emotional ambivalence) are discussed. [less ▲]

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Genot, Gilles UL

in Nouvelle biographie nationale (in press)

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See detailLuxemburg postkolonial? Zur Leistung einer postkolonialen Perspektive im Horizont der Interkulturalitätsforschung
Osthues, Julian UL

in Wiegmann, Eva (Ed.) Interkulturelles Labor. Luxemburg im Spannungsfeld von Integration und Diversifikation (in press)

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See detailCare in aging: Cross-fertilization within and between Geropsychology, other gerosciences, and Cultural Psychology
Boll, Thomas UL; Ferring, Dieter UL; Valsiner, Jaan

in Boll, Thomas; Ferring, Dieter; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) Cultures of care in aging (in press)

Care for elderly persons is multifaceted and embedded in a rich socio-ecological context of individual, micro-, and macro-social factors. This complexity requires multidisciplinary perspectives to better ... [more ▼]

Care for elderly persons is multifaceted and embedded in a rich socio-ecological context of individual, micro-, and macro-social factors. This complexity requires multidisciplinary perspectives to better understand phenomena of elder care and to act successfully in this field. In the final chapter of a multidisciplinary book with contributions from geropsychology, other gerosciences, and cultural psychology the editors draw conclusions about major topics, new insights, and further implications for research and practice. The conclusions refer to four domains. First, the macro-social context—including demographic, historical, political, normative, and other cultural factors—opens and limits the available options for individual care giving and receipt and shapes how these issues are experienced by the participants. Second, elder care at the individual and family level is far more complex than previously thought, due to differentiated individual and social care preferences and due to consequences extending beyond single caregivers to multigenerational caring families. Third, processes involved in formal and informal care turned out to be rather differentiated: Understanding, emotional responding, motivation and acting towards suffering, care dependency and caregiver burden are influenced by multiple individual and social level factors. Fourth, future issues of elder care are shaped by macro level factors such as population aging, social trends in job and family life, and technological developments with implications for ensuring care quality, care staff, culturally sensitive care, and assistive technologies. Cultural psychology emerged as a valuable partner of the gerosciences by contributing essentially to a deeper understanding of the aforementioned issues. [less ▲]

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See detailGrenze als überwindbares Phänomen in der Raumplanung?
Nienaber, Birte UL

in Heintel, Martin; Musil, Robert; Weixlbaumer, Norbert (Eds.) Grenzen (in press)

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See detailZwischen Anerkennung und Exklusion. Jüdische Emanzipation in Luxemburg und das décret infâme
Wagener, Renée UL

in Frishman, Judith; Fuchshuber, Thorsten; Wiese, Christian (Eds.) Samuel Hirsch, Religionsphilosoph, Emanzipationsverfechter und radikaler Reformer : Jüdische Identität im 19. Jahrhundert am Beispiel von Werk und Wirkung des ersten Oberrabbiners Luxemburgs (in press)

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See detailScientific and legal concepts of care dependency: Role for understanding, emotional responding, and acting in the field of elder care
Boll, Thomas UL; Ferring, Dieter UL

in Boll, Thomas; Ferring, Dieter; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) Cultures of care in aging (in press)

In this chapter, we analyze scientific and legal concepts of care dependency and explore their roles for understanding, emotional responding, and acting of various participants in the field of elder care ... [more ▼]

In this chapter, we analyze scientific and legal concepts of care dependency and explore their roles for understanding, emotional responding, and acting of various participants in the field of elder care. First, two comprehensive concepts from the nursing sciences are contrasted. Then we compare a scientific and two legal concepts (restrictive vs. inclusive) of care dependency from the German long-term care (LTC) system, the last of which regulate older persons´ access to LTC benefits. Here, we consider their different implications for the risk of unmet psychological, social, and temporary care needs. Next, we examine the theoretical and methodological roles of different care dependency concepts for assessment as well as the analysis of prevalence, antecedents, consequences, and the management of care dependency. Following this, we explore possible functions of care dependency concepts as cognitive mediators of various agents’ activities related to elder care, which opens new topics for further research. Among these, we include the ascription of care dependency by various actors, older people´s self-presentation, and family carers´ presentation and LTC administrators´ evaluation of an older person´s care dependency. Further issues addressed are the education of professional care workers and professionals´ provision of elder care. Here, special attention is devoted to the implications of a shift from a restrictive to a more inclusive legal concept of care dependency as recently happened in Germany. Finally, we discuss the implications of inclusive legal concepts of care dependency for the improvement of elder care quality [less ▲]

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See detailTeachers´ judgments and decision making: Studies concerning the transition from primary to secondary education and their implications for teacher education
Krolak-Schwerdt, Sabine UL; Pit-Ten Cate, Ineke UL; Hörstermann, Thomas UL

in Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga (Ed.) Assessment of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education – Cross-national Comparisons and Perspectives (in press)

Accuracy in assessing academic achievement and potential is a core component of teachers’ diagnostic competence. Large-scale studies in the Luxembourgish and German educational systems show that teachers’ ... [more ▼]

Accuracy in assessing academic achievement and potential is a core component of teachers’ diagnostic competence. Large-scale studies in the Luxembourgish and German educational systems show that teachers’ secondary school track decisions are biased by a student’s social background. Therefore, biased assessment of students may contribute to the social inequalities observed in secondary schools in both countries. Within a social cognitive framework of dual-process theories, bias is explained by heuristic information processing, which, in contrast to information-integrating processing, relies on stereotype-based expectations to form judgments about students. A series of experimental studies investigated the information processing strategies of teachers, identifying a low accountability of the decision setting and a high consistency of student information as key moderators that promote stereotype-based information processing strategies in teachers’ school track decisions. Similar effects were shown for novice teachers at the beginning of their professional career. Further research evaluated intervention modules based on increased accountability, feedback, and increased knowledge about judgment formation processes. Results demonstrated that all evaluated intervention modules led to higher judgment accuracy and more information-integrating processing. Reviewing current models of teachers’ diagnostic competence, the findings on teachers’ information processing emphasized the need to include situational and process-oriented components into models of diagnostic competence. Beside a cognitive component – the ability to form accurate and unbiased judgments – diagnostic competence includes an adaptive choice of information processing strategies, depending on the accountability and information consistency of the judgment setting. Results on intervention modules gave insights how to increase diagnostic competence in teacher education programs. [less ▲]

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See detailRevision des kulturellen Gedächtnisses im Spannungsfeld multipler Nah- und Fernfremde
Wiegmann, Eva UL

in Cepl-Kaufmann, Gertrude; Grande, Jasmin; Borzyszkowska, Miłosława (Eds.) et al Gedächtnistopographien im Grenzraum. Pomorze und Rheinland als trilaterale Kulturräume - Exemplarisch und im Vergleich. (in press)

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See detailMethodische Herausforderungen zur Untersuchung privatwirtschaftlicher Kinderbetreuung als Organisation und Lernumwelt
Schmitz, Anett UL; Wiltzius, Martine UL

in GÖhlich, Michael (Ed.) Organisation und Methode. Beiträge der Kommission Organisationspädagogik (in press)

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See detailNeuer Realismus und Neue Rechte
Wiegmann, Eva UL

in Zhu; Zhao; Szurawitzki (Eds.) .): Akten des XIII. Internationalen Germanistenkongresses Shanghai 2015. Germanistik zwischen Tradition und Innovation (in press)

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See detailDeveloping speaking and pronunciation skills through storytelling on the app iTEO
Kirsch, Claudine UL

in Hood, Philip (Ed.) Teaching Languages Creatively (in press)

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See detailIntroduction: The Idea of Relative Authority in European and International Law
Mendes, Joana UL; Venzke, Ingo

in Mendes, Joana; Venzke, Ingo (Eds.) Allocating Authority: Who Should Do What in European and International Law? (in press)

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See detail§ 290 Grundrechte im Grossherzogtum Luxemburg
Gerkrath, Jörg UL

in Papier, Hans Jürgen; Merten, Detlev (Eds.) Handbuch der Grundrechte in Deutschland und Europa, Band X: Grundrechte in West-, Nord- und Südeuropa (in press)

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See detailPopulation aging, demographic trends and consequences for long-term care
Leist, Anja UL

in Boll, Thomas; Ferring, Dieter; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) Cultures of care in aging (in press)

This chapter reviews recent projections related to the aging of populations, developments in health expectancy and disability, and associated trends in need for and provision of long-term care, focusing ... [more ▼]

This chapter reviews recent projections related to the aging of populations, developments in health expectancy and disability, and associated trends in need for and provision of long-term care, focusing on the developments in Europe but mentioning worldwide trends where possible. First, I present demographic trends in changing age structure of populations, expected costs of those changes, and discuss how innovative measures such as the ‘real elderly dependency ratio’ could offer a more balanced view on those trends. Second, projections of healthy life expectancy and time spent with morbidity and disability are presented. Then possible limitations of those projections are discussed, especially regarding recent evidence on changing incidence of dementia, and the possible further reductions in incidence if unfavorable lifestyle and health behaviours were reduced. After that, I will delineate demographic trends in need for assistance with care, and their implications for both formal and informal long-term care provision and costs. Specifically, a ‘care gap’ both in the provision of formal and informal care has been foreseen for several countries. Lastly, I discuss some trends and phenomena in long-term care provision which may influence the trends in long-term care needs and provision. In particular, estimated care gaps could become less threatening if the trend of migration of trained and untrained caregivers to provide live-in and institutional care in understaffed countries will continue, and if technological innovations will reduce care needs by enabling persons with disabilities to carry out activities of daily living autonomously. [less ▲]

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See detailSustainability in small states: Luxembourg as a post-suburban space under growth pressure in need of a cross-national sustainability
Carr, Constance UL

in Brinkmann, Robert; Garren, Sandra J. (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Sustainability: Case Studies and Practical Solutions (in press)

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See detailKolonialismus als Groteske. Überlegungen zu den Grundzügen einer postkolonialen Komik am Beispiel von Christian Krachts Imperium
Osthues, Julian UL

in Assemboni, Obi; Babka, Anna; Dunker, Axel (Eds.) Postkolonialität denken – Spektren germanistischer Forschung (Togo 2014) (in press)

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Scalise, Kathleen; Mustafic, Maida UL; Greiff, Samuel UL

in Kuger, Susanne; Klieme, Eckhard; Jude, Nina (Eds.) et al Assessing context of learning world-wide (in press)

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Pit-Ten Cate, Ineke UL

in Llewellyn, C; Ayers, S; McManus, C (Eds.) et al Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health, & Medicine (in press)

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See detailAssessing Complex Problem Solving in the Classroom: Meeting Challenges and Opportunities
Sonnleitner, Philipp UL; Keller, Ulrich UL; Martin, Romain UL et al

in Csapó, Beno; Funke, Joachim (Eds.) The Nature of Problem Solving (in press)

At the time when complex problem solving was established as a key aspect of today’s educational curricula and a central competence of international assessment frameworks like PISA, it became evident that ... [more ▼]

At the time when complex problem solving was established as a key aspect of today’s educational curricula and a central competence of international assessment frameworks like PISA, it became evident that the educational context places special demands on assessment instruments used for this purpose. In this chapter, we show how these challenges can successfully be addressed by reviewing recent advancements in the field of complex problem solving. We use the example of the Genetics Lab, a newly developed and psychometrically sound microworld which emphasizes usability and acceptance amongst students, to discuss challenges and opportunities of assessing complex problem solving in the classroom. [less ▲]

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See detailUne éducation globalisée, ab initio, de tous les juristes : le Bachelor en droit de l’Université du Luxembourg
Heuschling, Luc UL

in Vogliotti, Massimo (Ed.) Pour une nouvelle éducation juridique (in press)

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Osthues, Julian UL

in Dürbeck, Gabriele; Dunker, Axel; Göttsche, Dirk (Eds.) Handbuch Postkolonialismus und Literatur (in press)

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Harmsen, Robert UL; Powell, Justin J W UL

in Shin, J.C.; Teixeira, P. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions (in press)

Bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany, Luxembourg is one of the three main seats of the European Union’s institutions. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg sits at the crossroads between Europe’s Germanic and ... [more ▼]

Bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany, Luxembourg is one of the three main seats of the European Union’s institutions. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg sits at the crossroads between Europe’s Germanic and Francophone language communities. The country has experienced remarkable migratory flows, resulting in an ethnically hyper-diverse and multilingual population. Reflecting this cultural diversity, the educational system at all levels emphasizes language learning. Historically an agrarian society, a century ago it developed a very strong steelmaking industry and over the past decades has witnessed extraordinary growth in its financial services sector. Established to broaden the economic bases of the country, thus reducing overreliance on the steel and banking industries, yet against considerable pecuniary and ideological resistance, the national flagship University of Luxembourg (UL) was founded in 2003 upon initiative of a small group of elite decisionmakers. As a private, government-dependent institution (établissement public) directed by a Board of Governors (Conseil de Gouvernance), the university’s major funding is provided by the state, although its third-party funding has increased rapidly and substantially. Ironically, while spatial mobility is everywhere supported, Luxembourg has invested considerable capital and strategic planning in establishing its own national university. It aims to compete globally by concentrating its intellectual and financial resources and by building on the country’s strengths and priorities. The state took this ambitious step in scientific capacity-building in founding a research-oriented university, in so doing also providing a stay-at-home alternative for Luxembourg’s youth, traditionally educated abroad. The long-standing custom of educating elites in other countries was ostensibly justified by the establishment of cosmopolitan, Europe-wide networks. Today, rising international competition and supranational coordination have increased pressure on Luxembourg to grow its higher education system and thus also foster educational and scientific innovation. The University provides a means to diversify the economy and to integrate citizens from diverse cultural background, while the polity remains dominated by local elites. Oriented towards the Grand Duchy’s unique context—small size, but simultaneously flourishing center of European governance and international business—the University was founded upon the principles of internationality, multilingualism, and interdisciplinarity. [less ▲]

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Tsaknias, Panagiotis; Wiese, Gabor UL

in Böckle, Gebhard; Decker, Wolfram; Malle, Gunter (Eds.) Algorithmic and Experimental Methods in Algebra, Geometry, and Number Theory (in press)

This article surveys modularity, level raising and level lowering questions for two-dimensional representations modulo prime powers of the absolute Galois group of the rational numbers. It contributes ... [more ▼]

This article surveys modularity, level raising and level lowering questions for two-dimensional representations modulo prime powers of the absolute Galois group of the rational numbers. It contributes some new results and describes algorithms and a database of modular forms orbits and higher congruences. [less ▲]

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See detailDeutsch im gymnasialen Unterricht: Deutschland, Luxemburg und die deutschsprachige Schweiz im Vergleich.
Wagner, Mélanie UL

in Davies, Wini; Häcki-Buhofer, Annelies; Schmidlin, Regula (Eds.) et al Plurizentrik des Deutschen zwischen Norm und Praxis (in press)

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Powell, Justin J W UL

in Sturm, Tanja; Wagner-Willi, Monika (Eds.) Handbuch Schulische Inklusion (in press)

Global, national und lokal wird die hohe und gestiegene Bedeutung formaler Bildung für Gesellschaften und Individuen – und hier auch diejenigen mit besonderem Förderbedarf – hervorgehoben. Durch ... [more ▼]

Global, national und lokal wird die hohe und gestiegene Bedeutung formaler Bildung für Gesellschaften und Individuen – und hier auch diejenigen mit besonderem Förderbedarf – hervorgehoben. Durch Initiativen wie „Education for All“ (UNESCO 2015) sowie die UN-Konvention über die Rechte von Menschen mit Behinderung (UN-BRK, seit 2006), welche inklusive Bildung als Menschenrecht verankert, werden die Themen Inklusion und Sonderpädagogik zunehmend in Bildungspolitik und -praxis weltweit aufgegriffen. Trotz der unbestreitbaren Erfolge in den Bemühungen, allen Kindern den Zugang zu Bildung zu ermöglichen – und somit die schulische Exklusion zu reduzieren –, ist die vollständige schulische Inklusion aller Schülerinnen und Schüler weltweit eine Herausforderung geblieben. Selbst in den nordischen Ländern (Dänemark, Finnland, Island, Norwegen und Schweden), welche vergleichsweise fortgeschrittene inklusive Bildungssysteme etabliert haben, wird inklusive Bildung eher als Prozess und Ziel denn als erreichter Status betrachtet. Wie die Ausweitung des Zugangs zu formalisierter Bildung insgesamt, vollzieht sich der Übergang von Exklusion zu Inklusion im Hinblick auf die Förderorte graduell. In vielen Ländern wird sonderpädagogische Unterstützung in verschiedenen Organisationsformen angeboten, entlang eines Kontinuums von Segregation (Unterricht in unterschiedlichen Gebäuden), über Separation (Unterricht im selben Schulgebäude aber in unterschiedlichen Räumen) und Integration (teilweise gemeinsamer Unterricht) hin zu vollständiger Inklusion (umfassender gemeinsamer Unterricht). Die Überwindung organisationaler Exklusion – in vielen Teilen der Welt noch die alltägliche Realität für Kinder oder Jugendliche mit wahrgenommenen Beeinträchtigungen und Behinderungen – ist demnach nur der erste Schritt hin zur größtmöglichen Teilhabe an formal organisierten Lernmöglichkeiten. [less ▲]

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Greiff, Samuel UL; Martin, Romain UL

in Spector, J. M. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (in press)

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Roelens, Nathalie UL

in Littérature, ruptures, contrats (in press)

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See detail«Le dessin comme signature dans les manuscrits de Jean Cocteau»
Roelens, Nathalie UL

in Dessins d'écrivains: de l'archive à l'oeuvre (in press)

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Puglia, Ezio UL

in Ecographies (in press)

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Leist, Anja UL

in Bormans, Leo (Ed.) World Book of Happiness 2.0 (in press)

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See detailLe comté/duché de Luxembourg et la guerre de Cent Ans
Genot, Gilles UL

in Moeglin, Jean-Marie (Ed.) Dictionnaire Guerre de Cent Ans (in press)

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Uhrmacher, Martin UL

in Uhrmacher, Martin; Thewes, Guy (Eds.) Extra Muros. Vorstädtische Räume in Spätmittelalter und Früher Neuzeit / Espaces suburbains au bas Moyen Âge et à l’époque moderne (in press)

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See detail'Doing Familienähnlichkeit' in der Kindertagespflege
Bollig, Sabine UL

in Nentwig-Gesemann, Iris; Fröhlich-Gildhoff, Klaus; Betz, Tanja (Eds.) et al Forschung in der Frühpädagogik, Bd 9, Institutionalisierung früher Kindheit und Organisationsentwicklung (in press)

In the course of the extending field of public daycare for children under the age of 3 the impact of family day care (professional childminding) has considerably increased. But, despite its recent ... [more ▼]

In the course of the extending field of public daycare for children under the age of 3 the impact of family day care (professional childminding) has considerably increased. But, despite its recent professionalization and diversification its ‘family-likeness’ still counts as its main character. Mostly used as a root category for a bundle of structural characteristics it, however, remains a still open question what this ‘family-likeness’ mean in an actor-related perspective. This contribution starts, therefore, with the assumption that the family-likeness of childminding is an everyday practical accomplishment which gets accentuated and enacted in different ways of the diverse actor groups within young children’s care and education arrangements (parents, professionals, and children). In recourse to two case studies taken from the Luxembourgian CHILD-study it is showed how this multi-positional ‘doing family-likeness’ is embedded within the socio-genesis and everyday accomplishment of children’s care and education arrangements, resulting in definable different forms of this ‘doing family-likness’ across the case studies. With that, the article introduces a multi-dimensional analytical perspective towards the institutionalization of diverse ‘family day care-childhoods’, and thereby, also point on the contributions of young children to childminding as a family-like day care which are often overlooked in current research. [less ▲]

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Molnar, G.; Greiff, Samuel UL; Wüstenberg, Sascha UL et al

in Csapo, Beno; Funke, Joachim (Eds.) The nature of problem solving (in press)

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See detailHochschul- und Berufsbildung in Europa
Powell, Justin J W UL

in Hönig, Barbara; Bach, Maurizio (Eds.) Handbuch Europasoziologie (in press)

Neben Globalisierung und Digitalisierung haben Fragen der Meritokratie und (Aus-)Bildung einen festen Platz im öffentlichen, politischen und privaten Diskurs, denn wir leben in Europa zunehmend in ... [more ▼]

Neben Globalisierung und Digitalisierung haben Fragen der Meritokratie und (Aus-)Bildung einen festen Platz im öffentlichen, politischen und privaten Diskurs, denn wir leben in Europa zunehmend in Bildungsgesellschaften. Die Zeit, die wir in Bildungsorganisationen verbringen, wird immer länger, der absolvierte Fächerkanon wird immer breiter und die Bildungsabschlüsse, die wir erwerben, werden immer höher (vgl. Leemann et al. 2016). Zugleich steigen mit dem Übergang von der Industrie- zur modernen Dienstleistungsgesellschaft die Ansprüche an fachliche und soziale Kompetenzen auf dem Arbeitsmarkt (vgl. Mayer und Solga 2008). Mit dem Wandel der Wirtschaftsstrukturen hin zu wissensbasierten Tätigkeiten, der zunehmenden Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt, den demographischen Veränderungen und dem in diesem Zusammenhang befürchteten Fachkräftemangel stehen europäische Gesellschaften vor der Aufgabe ihre Bildungssysteme zu reformieren. Auf europäischer, nationaler wie auch regionaler und lokaler Ebenen versuchen Bildungspolitiker den Zugang zu Hochschul- und Berufsbildung und lebenslanges Lernen für immer mehr Mitglieder jeder Kohorte zu ermöglichen. Alle müssen sich mehr denn je um Bildungszertifikate bemühen, weil diese für erfolgreiche Berufskarrieren unabdingbar geworden sind. Zugleich gibt es in diesem Wettbewerb klare Gewinner und Verlierer, denn diejenigen ohne Zugang zu (Aus-)Bildung, vor allem ehemalige Sonderschüler und Hauptschüler, werden zunehmend marginalisiert (vgl. Pfahl 2011; Protsch 2014; Solga 2005). Bildung und die durch sie erworbenen und ausgewiesenen Fähigkeiten gelten in unserer Gesellschaft als Innovationspotenzial, als zentrale Voraussetzungen für wirtschaftlichen Erfolg, gesellschaftlichen Wohlstand sowie soziale und politische Teilhabe. Statt der sozialen Platzierung entlang zugeschriebener Merkmale der Herkunft (wie Schicht, Geschlecht, Rasse, Ethnie) soll die erworbene Leistung, signalisiert in Schulnoten, Bildungsabschlüssen, Qualifikationen sowie Bildungskarrieren insgesamt, den legitimen Zugang zu Positionen, insbesondere höheren sozialen Positionen bestimmen. Insofern ist es nicht verwunderlich, dass in europäischen Gesellschaften individuelle Bildungsbeteiligung und Bildungserfolg wesentliche Bestimmungsgrößen der Verteilung gesellschaftlicher Chancen und Risiken darstellen. [less ▲]

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Schumacher, Jutta UL

in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (in press)

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Kühnel, Wolfgang; Willems, Helmut UL

in Behrmann, Günter C.; Schürmann, Eberhard; Willems, Helmut (Eds.) Der Felsengärtner. Freundesgabe für Roland Eckert. (in press)

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Priem, Karin UL

in Kluchert, Gerhard; Horn, Klaus-Peter; Groppe, Carola (Eds.) et al Historische Bildungsforschung. Konzepte, Methoden, Forschungsfelder (in press)

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Ferring, Dieter UL

in Wagoner, Brady (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Culture and Memory (in press)

In this chapter, memory is considered from a life-span perspective combining a geropsychological as well as a life-span developmental view. Characteristics of such a view are This chapter focusses memory ... [more ▼]

In this chapter, memory is considered from a life-span perspective combining a geropsychological as well as a life-span developmental view. Characteristics of such a view are This chapter focusses memory under the perspective of human ageing. It starts with a conception of ageing that highlights the interplay of genetics, life styles and culture as fundamental dynamics underlying the ageing process as well as it’s impact on memory functioning. A second section focuses the context of ontogenesis and describes central concepts of memory structure and functioning in a life span perspective underlining the adaptive function of memory use. Building on this, a third section elaborates the dynamic interplay and the role of memory in the self-regulation of the ageing self. The last section puts memory in the context of two aspects of culture differing between assistive culture providing knowledge and technology resources and culture as representing symbolic resources that help in the collective and individual construction of meaning. [less ▲]

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See detailA systematic review of self-care assistive technologies for aging population
Abrilahij, Afsaneh UL; Boll, Thomas UL

in Boll, Thomas; Ferring, Dieter; Valsiner, Jaan (Eds.) Cultures of care in aging (in press)

A gradual decline in functional and mental capacity as well as a growing risk of care dependency constitute major concerns of life in old age. These should become larger and more urgent in future, because ... [more ▼]

A gradual decline in functional and mental capacity as well as a growing risk of care dependency constitute major concerns of life in old age. These should become larger and more urgent in future, because the number of people 80+ is projected to more than double from 2010 to 2050 at least in EU and OECD countries. On the other side, there is a strong desire of older people, their relatives and policy makers to maintain the autonomy in old age as long as possible. In reaction to this, there have been strong social policy recommendations to develop and promote the use of assistive technologies (ATs). Whereas systematic reviews already exist for several other kinds of ATs, reviews about self-care ATs are still missing. Based on systematic literature searches in PsycINFO, MEDLINE, and Google Scholar databases 203 papers were identified of which 12 were included according to our selection criteria. The methodological quality of all the reviewed studies is evaluated. We reviewed findings on indicators of independent living as efficiency criteria as well as evidence about facilitators and barriers of using these technologies. Self-care ATs turned out to be efficient with respect to reduced care hours and increased independence level. The actual use of these ATs was associated with personal, contextual, and device factors. Lack of randomized control trial studies and a need for further research about ATs in several domains of self-care activities is revealed. Based on the findings of the current review, we generate recommendations for future research. [less ▲]

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See detailLe rapport Werner en suspens. Les débats autour de l'Union économique et monétaire en 1973
Danescu, Elena UL

in Wilkens, Andreas (Ed.) Une année particulière: 1973 et les tourments de l'Europe (2018)

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See detailThe Werner report and the financial crisis during the 1970s
Danescu, Elena UL; Tedeschi, Paolo

in Leboutte, René; Tedeschi, Paolo (Eds.) Euro changes: European Responses to Economics and Social Changes. From de 1970s to the new Millennium. (2018)

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See detailIntroduction: The Tyranny of Writing in Language and Society
Weth, Constanze UL; Juffermans, Kasper UL

in Weth, Constanze; Juffermans, Kasper (Eds.) Tyranny of Writing: Ideologies of the Written Word (2018)

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See detailChild-rearing practices in intercultural marriages
Aleksic, Gabrijela UL; Natasha, Sousa Almeida

in Aleksic, Gabrijela (Ed.) Experiencing Culture in Intercultural Intimate Relationships (2018)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of culture on child-rearing practices in intercultural marriage. Four participants, respectively two intercultural couples with at least one child ... [more ▼]

The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of culture on child-rearing practices in intercultural marriage. Four participants, respectively two intercultural couples with at least one child in common participated in this study. One couple consisted of a Hungarian woman and Luxembourgish man. The other couple consisted of a Portuguese woman and her husband is Macedonian. Qualitative research methods were used for this study, more specifically semi-structured interviews. These were audio-taped and transcribed afterwards. Grounded theory was used for the analysis of this study. There were no significant results. Cultural influence in child-rearing practices in intercultural marriages could not be fully shown. There is a minimal positive influence but concerning languages In addition, it could not be fully confirmed that parents who come from countries who are considered to be more individualistic value autonomy in their children and parents who come from countries considered to be more collectivistic value more relatedness and conformity. More research is needed in order to obtain significant results. [less ▲]

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Aleksic, Gabrijela UL; Natalie, Buedgen

in Aleksic, Gabrijela (Ed.) Experiencing Culture in Intercultural Intimate Relationships (2018)

Due to the increasing fluctuation between countries and the ongoing emergence of intercultural intimate relationships, the purpose of our study was to investigate how cultural transition affects the ... [more ▼]

Due to the increasing fluctuation between countries and the ongoing emergence of intercultural intimate relationships, the purpose of our study was to investigate how cultural transition affects the identity of women, who migrated out of love to settle permanently with their culturally diverse partner in Germany. Semi-structured interviews were conducted and analyzed by using qualitative content analysis. The sample consists of five women originally from Ireland, Peru, Poland and the United States, who all married a German and have lived in Germany between 8 and 50 years. The results show that cultural transition can affect identity in both positive and negative ways, which supports the perception of bicultural identity being at once both a blessing and a burden. [less ▲]

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Aleksic, Gabrijela UL; Nadine, Thomas

in Aleksic, Gabrijela (Ed.) Experiencing Culture in Intercultural Intimate Relationships (2018)

Current humor research tends to accentuate the positive and neglect the negative. Often, the healing power is in the center of humor research; however, less is reported about the negative effects humor ... [more ▼]

Current humor research tends to accentuate the positive and neglect the negative. Often, the healing power is in the center of humor research; however, less is reported about the negative effects humor can have if not used adequately. In particular, less is known about the appropriate and in-appropriate use of humor in an intercultural context. The purpose of this bachelor thesis was to bridge this lack in humor research by trying to identify the fine line between appropriate and in-appropriate humor. If humor is used appropriately, it can have a huge power to bridge cultural divides. Thus, this thesis aimed as well to investigate the use of humor as a coping strategy in intimate intercultural couples. Thirdly, additional functions of humor shall be explored. Semi-structured, focused interviews were conducted with two intimate intercultural couples. Participants were of Irish, Luxembourgish, German and French-Canadian nationality. Interview data was then analyzed using qualitative content analysis. Results revealed that the appropriate use of humor depends on personal, linguistic, and cultural factors. Overall, self-deprecating humor seems to be the safest type of humor, whereas sarcasm can be experienced as hurtful even if not intended to be. Ethnic humor can have positive effects, too, if it is directed versus the own culture and not versus foreign cultures. Moreover, results revealed that humor mainly serves two functions in intimate intercultural relationships: the one of bonding and the one of coping. Humor as a coping strategy can be used internally, hence related to relationship issues, as well as externally, thus related to external stressors. One can conclude that the function of bonding and coping cannot be clearly distinguished. Consequently, it proves that humor can be a useful tool in bridging intercultural and interpersonal divides. Limitations of the study clearly lie in its sample size, which does not allow to draw any generalizations. In the future, similar studies with a larger sample size as well as with non-Western cultures would be interesting to investigate in the future. [less ▲]

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See detailÖffentlichkeiten als Räume ästhetischer Praxis. Zur politischen Ästhetik Hannah Arendts
Pavlik, Jennifer UL

in Büttner, Urs (Ed.) Öffentlichkeiten. Theorie und Geschichte ästhetisch-­politischer Praxen (2018)

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Heidemann, Dietmar UL

in Hegels Wissenschaft der Logik - Kommentar (2018)

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Heidemann, Dietmar UL

in Machuca, Diego (Ed.) Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present (2018)

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See detailDynamische Mathematik und computergestützte Tests: GeoGebra in TAO
Kreis, Yves UL; Dording, Carole; Keller, Ulrich UL et al

in Weinberger, Armin; Ladel, Silke; Knopf, Julia (Eds.) Digitalisierung und Bildung (2018)

In diesem Beitrag stellen wir die Integration der Dynamischen-Mathematik-Software GeoGebra in die technologiebasierte Assessment-Plattform TAO vor. Diese Kombination von Anwendungen schafft neue Lern-

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See detailLove in intercultural relationships: Affection, commitment, romantic beliefs and conflicts
Aleksic, Gabrijela UL; Mathes, Magali

in Aleksic, Gabrijela (Ed.) Experiencing Culture in Intercultural Intimate Relationships (2018)

Differences in culture and mother tongue can have an important impact on the dynamics of an intercultural relationship. In this study the focus lies on the influence of culture and language on expressing ... [more ▼]

Differences in culture and mother tongue can have an important impact on the dynamics of an intercultural relationship. In this study the focus lies on the influence of culture and language on expressing love and affection and on other factors like commitment and romantic beliefs in intercultural romantic relationships, and the conflicts that might occur due to the cultural and linguistic differences in intercultural romantic relationships. Two intercultural couples participated in this study. They were interviewed using a semi-structured approach and were recorded. These were transcribed and coded with the coding scheme based on the Grounded Theory. The findings suggest that culture and language have a quite significant influence on expressing love and affection in intercultural romantic relationships. Furthermore, cultural and linguistic differences can have an influence on becoming committed to another person. The expression of romantic beliefs can also be influenced by the different cultural backgrounds. Cultural and linguistic differences can predict conflicts in intercultural romantic relationships. In this study, barriers in communication, differences in religion and different perspectives on concepts such as homosexuality are at the core of these conflicts. [less ▲]

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See detailKindheit als praxeologisches Konzept. Von der generationalen Ordnung zu generationierenden Praktiken
Honig, Michael-Sebastian UL

in Budde, Jürgen; Bittner, Martin; Bossen, Andrea (Eds.) et al Konturen praxistheoretischer Erziehungswissenschaft. (2018)

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See detailLa compétitivité de l'hôpital public : le cas français
Rassafi-Guibal, Hicham UL

in Chiocchetti, Paolo; Allemand, Frederic (Eds.) Compétitivité et solidarité dans l'Union européenne (2018)

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See detailNetzwerkvisualisierungen in den Geschichtswissenschaften zwischen explorativer Quellenanalyse und der Suggestionskraft des Bildes
During, Marten UL

in Häußling, Roger (Ed.) Visualisierung sozialer Netzwerke (2018)

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See detailThe coping of bystanders with cyberbullying in an adolescent population
Steffgen, Georges UL; Pinto Costa, Andreia UL; Slee, Phillip T.

in Slee, Phillip T.; Skrzypiec, Grace; Cefai, Carmel (Eds.) Child and Adolescent Wellbeing and Violence Prevention in Schools (2018)

Cyberbullying is a serious social phenomenon that occurs in different settings. In line with the participant role approach (Salmivalli, 2010), different bystanders (e.g. assistants, reinforcers, defenders ... [more ▼]

Cyberbullying is a serious social phenomenon that occurs in different settings. In line with the participant role approach (Salmivalli, 2010), different bystanders (e.g. assistants, reinforcers, defenders, and outsiders), likewise cyberbullies, and cybervictims are involved in cyberbullying incidents. The current study explores how participants in cyberbullying incidents differ in coping behaviour. Students of German and Luxembourg secondary schools (n = 367) completed a questionnaire, amongst others, on participant roles and coping. Coping behavior was classified into six strategies: other-focused, self-focused, avoidance, relationships improvement, assertive responses, and technical responses (AUTHORS et al, 2012). These coping behaviors were mostly interrelated. Regression analysis showed that avoidance, self-focused strategies, and assertive responses predicted victimization. Additionally, defender behavior was predicted by reduced technical responses and enhanced other focused strategies. Hence, different actors in cyberbullying incidents differ systematically in coping behavior. The implications of the findings are of relevance for the development of efficient coping-based intervention programs against cyberbullying. In particular, avoidance, self- and other-focused strategies of actors in cyberbullying incidents have to be considered in intervention programs. [less ▲]

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See detailFuture planning of intercultural couples: A case study of a couple migrating to New Zealand
Aleksic, Gabrijela UL; David, Flechsig

in Aleksic, Gabrijela (Ed.) Experiencing Culture in Intercultural Intimate Relationships (2018)

There has not yet been any research done on future planning in international and intercultural couples. The purpose of this case study is to give a first insight into the process of future planning in ... [more ▼]

There has not yet been any research done on future planning in international and intercultural couples. The purpose of this case study is to give a first insight into the process of future planning in intercultural couples. A qualitative case study with two participants, one from New Zealand and one from Belgium who are immigrating to New Zealand. One interview with each participant was held before the couple moved to New Zealand for three months and one more interview with each participant after they returned. Results are plentiful. A clear sign that different cultural backgrounds influence future planning seems to exist. Further the couple reported multiple projects and events in which decision making, goal hierarchy and future planning existed. Not all results have been analysed and are available for further use.This case study offers a first insight into future planning of international and intercultural couples. The next step would be to try to support the findings with quantitative data. [less ▲]

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See detailLuxembourg Analysis
Danescu, Elena UL; Kmec, Sonja UL

in Hartley, Cathy (Ed.) WESTERN EUROPE 2018 (2017)

With a long tradition of political stability and social democracy, a creative development model, skilled human capital and a culture of consensus, Luxembourg is at the forefront of Europe. Its main ... [more ▼]

With a long tradition of political stability and social democracy, a creative development model, skilled human capital and a culture of consensus, Luxembourg is at the forefront of Europe. Its main strategic challenge is how to achieve economic diversification while maintaining the sustainability of the Luxembourg social model. The country has embarked on the "third industrial revolution", with innovation as the main driver of sustainable growth and the University of Luxembourg as a major player. [less ▲]

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See detailCross-border access to electronic evidence: Policy and legislative challenges
Ligeti, Katalin; Robinson, Gavin UL

in Carrera, Sergio; Mitsilegas, Valsamis (Eds.) Constitutionalising the Security Union: Effectiveness, rule of law and rights in countering terrorism and crime (2017)

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See detailPartis politiques et religions en Europe 2016-2017
Poirier, Philippe UL

in Reynié, Dominique (Ed.) L'opinion européenne en 2017 (2017)

Pour la dix-huitième année, les auteurs de « L opinion européenne » traquent l émergence d une conscience et d une culture propre à tous ceux qui, de l Atlantique à l Oural, de Gibraltar à Trondheim, font ... [more ▼]

Pour la dix-huitième année, les auteurs de « L opinion européenne » traquent l émergence d une conscience et d une culture propre à tous ceux qui, de l Atlantique à l Oural, de Gibraltar à Trondheim, font l âme du Vieux Continent ! Un ouvrage de référence, attendu chaque année par tous les observateurs de l Europe en marche ! [less ▲]

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See detailBischof, Bürger und Hospital. Städtische Autonomie und bischöfliche Präsenz
Pauly, Michel UL

in Bihrer, Andreas; Fouquet, Gerhard (Eds.) Bischofsstadt ohne Bischof? Präsenz, Interaktion und Hoforganisation in bischöflichen Städten des Mittelalters (1300-1600) (2017)

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See detailEinleitung
Fickers, Andreas UL; Haude, Rüdiger; Krebs, Stefan UL et al

in Fickers, Andreas; Haude, Rüdiger; Krebs, Stefan (Eds.) et al Jeux sans Frontières? - Grenzgänge der Geschichtswissenschaft (2017)

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See detailLuxembourg National Report: Tax Avoidance Revisited in the EU BEPS Context
Haslehner, Werner UL

in Dourado, Ana Paula (Ed.) Tax Avoidance Revisited in the EU BEPS Context (2017)

This contribution analyses the status quo of anti-tax avoidance laws and doctrines in Luxembourg in reflection of the developments from the OECD BEPS project and the EU's reaction thereto. Starting from ... [more ▼]

This contribution analyses the status quo of anti-tax avoidance laws and doctrines in Luxembourg in reflection of the developments from the OECD BEPS project and the EU's reaction thereto. Starting from the traditional approach taken by the Luxembourg courts to the term "Steuerumgehung" in §6 StAnpG, it also refers to special and target anti-avoidance rules (SAARs and TAARs) notably in the area of transfer pricing. Please note that the contribution was finalised in summer 2016 and the initial temporal scope of the study had been set until the end of 2015. Later developments, in particular changes to transfer pricing in Luxembourg (Art. 56bis LIR) could therefore not be taken into account. [less ▲]

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See detail"Glanz und Elend der Kunstkopf-Stereophonie": Eine technik- und medienarchäologische Ausgrabung
Krebs, Stefan UL

in Fickers, Andreas; Haude, Rüdiger; Krebs, Stefan (Eds.) et al Jeux sans Frontières? - Grenzgänge der Geschichtswissenschaft (2017)

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See detailDrama und Interkulturalität
Bloch, Natalie UL; Heimböckel, Dieter UL

in Englhart, Andreas; Schößler, Franziska (Eds.) Grundthemen der Literaturwissenschaft: Drama (2017)

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See detailTaxation at the Crossroads of Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in the EU
Haslehner, Werner UL

in Haslehner, Werner; Kofler, Georg; Rust, Alexander (Eds.) EU Tax Law and Policy in the 21st Century (2017)

After nearly thirty years of dormancy with respect to direct taxation matters, the EU fundamental freedoms have been gradually accepted as a major determinant of the Member States’ freedom to impose to ... [more ▼]

After nearly thirty years of dormancy with respect to direct taxation matters, the EU fundamental freedoms have been gradually accepted as a major determinant of the Member States’ freedom to impose to taxes. Today, the power of the freedoms to limit the Member States’ competence in this area of law is accepted without question. At the same time, EU fundamental rights have, to date, played almost no role at all with respect to tax matters, let alone direct tax matters, although they were already recognized as constituent elements of primary EU law by the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court or the CJEU) in the 1960s. This dichotomy is remarkable, not least because it is difficult to neatly disentangle fundamental freedoms from fundamental rights, as the former may well be seen as a subset of the latter. This contribution explores the doctrinal underpinnings of their existing similarities and differences as well as the interaction of both, in order to offer an explanation for the seemingly contradictory perception of both fundamental bases of primary EU law. In so doing, it will address the following questions: What is the relationship between fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms? To what extent do they limit or reinforce each other? Why has the CJEU not brought EU fundamental rights to bear in its jurisprudence on direct taxation thus far? Can or should the CJEU be more active in this respect? Thus, this contribution, first, briefly recounts the development of EU fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms and the doctrinal underpinnings of this development as a basis to analyse the scope of both components of primary law and their relationship to one another. Second, it analyses the similarities and relevant differences between fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms and suggests an answer to the question of the extent to which the fundamental freedoms can or should be considered to be fundamental rights. Finally, it assesses the application of fundamental rights in direct tax cases by looking at the clues the CJEU has left in the very little case law available with implications for this question. [less ▲]

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See detailPartis politiques et religions aux Amériques et en Europe
Poirier, Philippe UL

in Portier, Philippe; Dieckhoff, Alain (Eds.) L'Enjeu mondial. Religion & politique (2017)

Dieu n'est pas mort. Il fait de la politique. Partout dans le monde, le religieux est de retour. Son ascendant se ressent à l'intérieur des États comme sur la scène internationale et ce, jusqu’en Occident ... [more ▼]

Dieu n'est pas mort. Il fait de la politique. Partout dans le monde, le religieux est de retour. Son ascendant se ressent à l'intérieur des États comme sur la scène internationale et ce, jusqu’en Occident, où il semblait promis à une irrémédiable occultation. Le constat, enthousiasmant pour les uns, dérangeant pour les autres, est sans appel : la modernité n’a pas induit la disparition sociale, ni surtout politique, du religieux. Trois phénomènes majeurs le traduisent : la polarisation des sociétés partagées entre effacement et réaffirmation des croyances, la politisation renouvelée des religions, la spiritualisation des politiques. Pour autant, il ne s’agit en aucun cas d’un retour aux temps anciens, quand toute vie sociale était configurée par le religieux. Fruit d’une coopération entre le Centre de recherches internationales de Sciences Po et le Groupe sociétés, religions, laïcités de l’École pratique des hautes études, cet ouvrage révèle toute la complexité d’un espace contemporain en tension perpétuelle entre sécularisation et réenchantement du monde. [less ▲]

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See detailManières d'être et de faire simple. Eléments pour une approche sémiotique de la simplicité-
Colas-Blaise, Marion UL

in Jollin-Bertocchi, Sophie, Kurts-Wöste, Lia, Paillet, Anne-Marie, Stolz, Claire (Ed.) La simplicité. Manifestations et enjeux culturels du simple en art. (2017)

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See detailCross-border Exchange of Tax Information and Fundamental Rights
Chaouche, Fatima UL; Haslehner, Werner UL

in EU Tax Law and Policy in the 21st Century (2017)

Very few areas of law have been subject to as much scrutiny and political pressure as tax law over the past years. In a very short period of time, we went from almost no exchange to the implementation of ... [more ▼]

Very few areas of law have been subject to as much scrutiny and political pressure as tax law over the past years. In a very short period of time, we went from almost no exchange to the implementation of automatic exchange of information for specific categories of income. Since 2009, an unprecedented interventionism has been best illustrated by the amendments and enlargements of various mutual assistance instruments, both at OECD and EU levels. This widening of scope undoubtedly involves implications for taxpayers who are directly or indirectly concerned by the exchange of information. The unremitting efforts to achieve efficient exchanges among national tax authorities has, so far, resided in the promptness with which the information gathered is transferred and thereby encouraging requested States to limit taxpayers’ notification and participation rights. Addressing fundamental rights implications in cross-border exchanges of information entails, first, an overview of the recent developments in exchange of information procedures and an overview of the scope of fundamental rights at both EU and national levels . Along the same lines, a review of the CJEU decision in Sabou appears relevant in this context as it features in concreto implications of mutual assistance mechanisms on taxpayers’ procedural rights. Considering that the request for preliminary ruling addressed to the CJEU in Sabou mainly raised concerns with respect to the application of the right of the defence, it is appropriate to identify further taxpayers’ rights that may come into play in mutual assistance proceedings. This ‘inventory’ exercise is a prerequisite for a just assessment of the current exchange of information legal framework and allows the formulation of open questions for identified unresolved issues. [less ▲]

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See detailDas NetzDG und die CPS Guidelines zur Verfolgung strafbarer Inhalte in sozialen Medien
Schmitz, Sandra UL; Robinson, Gavin UL

in Taeger, Jürgen (Ed.) Recht 4.0 - Innovationen aus den rechtswissenschaftlichen Laboren (2017)

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See detailUnemployment Normalization in Different Economic Contexts
Houssemand, Claude UL; Pignault, Anne UL

in Liu, Yang (Ed.) Unemployment - Perspectives and Solutions (2017)

A recent strand of research has raised the question of whether a change is underway in the relationships that people have with work and nonwork. This body of work suggests that the manner in which people ... [more ▼]

A recent strand of research has raised the question of whether a change is underway in the relationships that people have with work and nonwork. This body of work suggests that the manner in which people view unemployment and not working is changing. This chapter pursues and clarifies the first results of this research. The authors hypothesize a process of unemployment normalization, defined as the view that unemployment is a normal or even inevitable phase of life in a person’s career path and is the result of external circumstances rather than personal ones. This was tested with 600 unemployed people in two different economic contexts—France and Luxembourg—using a scale that revealed two latent factors: Justification for current unemployment situation and Perceived normality of unemployment. The findings reveal differences in the degree of normalization according to socioeconomic variables as well as an impact on the perceived health of the unemployed. [less ▲]

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