Kategorie: IfS Analyse

IfS Analysen stehen für sehr ausführliche, nach wissenschaftlichen Kriterien erstellte Beiträge. Die zumeist Expertinnen und Experten eines konkreten Themas, einer Fragestellung oder einer Entwicklung stellen diese vor. Aufgrund ihrer Expertise sind die Einblicke fundiert und geben daher einen tiefen Einblick in einzelne Themen.

Gesellschaftliche und politische Polarisierung

Abstract [en] Polarization isn’t just a challenge for politics, it is a challenge for many democratic societies. And it is a topic that questions much we hoped about civil society, within state borders and on a global scope. There are referenda and elections with results many thought would never happen. Taken...

/ 17. März 2017

Gerechtigkeit und Frieden für Kolumbien?

Abstract [en]: After decades of armed conflict the Colombian government and the major guerilla Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) started peace negotiation in November 2012. In Colombian history various efforts to end armed conflict by means of negotiations were made, some of them concluding in demobilization of smaller guerilla groups....


Anmerkungen zur Steuerungslogik der Kirchenentwicklung

Abstract [en] The Catholic church undergoes a radical change process. It has to find a way to reach people in postmodern society with its message more deeply, and to be more effective. At the same time there are less and less resources to faith those Herkulean tasks. While a new...

/ 5. Dezember 2016

Gentrifizierung und ‚Recht auf Stadt’ in Salvador de Bahía

Abstract [en]: After the boom of tourism beginning in the 1960s, people regarded the historic Old Town of Brazil's metropolis Salvador de Bahía as an ideal means for making massive profits. The following redevelopment measures led to a boom as desired but at the expense of the local society from...

/ 10. November 2016

Ethik im extraktiven Sektor

Abstract [en]:     Sharply rising commodity prices and stiffer competition for access to and control of strategic raw materials have put the issue of raw materials back on the international political agenda in the first decade of the 21st century. The price rises and the greater room for manoeuvre have revived...

/ 25. August 2016
Berg Karabach

Der Berg Karabach-Konflikt: Hat der Frieden noch eine Chance?

Abstract [en]: On April 2, 2016 armed conflict on a very considerable scale erupted between the internationally not recognized Republic of Nagorny - Karabakh and Azerbaijan. Since the truce agreement of 1994 these hostilities were without any precedence, both sides bewailed dozens of dead and wounded soldiers and civilians. Although a...

/ 17. Mai 2016
Belo Monte

Proteste zum Staudammbau „Belo Monte“ in Brasilien

Abstract [en]: Brazil is a leading country in renewable energies. Hydropower occupies the main part of the energy supply of the country. Nevertheless, it is precisely the construction of large dam project, as is exemplified by the hydroelectric power plant Belo Monte, which is accompanied by massive socio-ecological conflicts. The...

/ 27. April 2016

Gendergerechtigkeit in Nicaragua

Abstract [en]: Today's situation of women's rights projects in the civil society of Nicaragua is expansive and well structured. They fight continuously against the huge rates of femicides and other forms of sexual and gender based violence. They target quotidian expression ways of structural and gender discriminating violence. These NGOs...

/ 10. März 2016

Der Zika-Virus in Lateinamerika – Die Gefährdung fragiler Strukturen, top-down policies und begrenzte Handlungsspielräume

Abstract [en] A virus spreads in Latin America and concerns the world – the Zika-virus. But behind are more than health challenges. Also questions how to interact with civil society and how paternalistic states in such a context react, have to be asked. Abstract [de] Ein Virus grassiert in Lateinamerika...

/ 25. Februar 2016

Trägerlandschaft im Umbruch? – Entwicklungen bei konfessionellen Kita-Trägerschaften und mögliche Entlastungsmöglichkeiten von Ehrenamtlichen und Seelsorgern

Abstract [de] Die vorliegende Studie widmet sich der Trägerschaft und Verwaltung konfessioneller Kitas. Es wurde in den Bistümern und Landeskirchen in Deutschland und Österreich nachgefragt, ob und wie sich die Trägerschaft der konfessionellen Kitas ändert. Welche Entwicklungen gibt es? Welche Rechtsformen werden für neue Träger gewählt? Ein Untersuchungsschwerpunkt lenkt den...

/ 23. Februar 2016