Category Archives: Diversity

Räume des Ankommens – Topographische Perspektiven auf Migration und Flucht (#BookReview, german)

Möglichkeiten, sich auf neue Orte einzulassen, gibt es viele. In der Migrationsforschung wird hierbei häufig zwischen zwei bipolaren Modellen unterschieden: Assimiliation und Multikulturalismus. Ersteres zeichnet das Bild einer Gesellschaft, die Neuankömmlinge aufnimmt, welche sich dann kompromisslos an die Aufnahmegesellschaft anpassen. … Continue reading

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Changing Worlds – Ideologies, Utopias and Ambitions in Science and Technology

The latest issue of the Graduate Journal of Social Sciences (GJSS) has a strong focus on Science and Technology Studies (STS) topics. Its title “Changing Worlds” alludes to multiple meanings as not only are we changing the world – or worlds –, but they … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Norm: Debating Standarization in bodily Appearance

Beauty and the Norm: Debating Standarization in bodily Appearance The past decades have seen a global boom in the body aesthetics services with profound effects on people’s bodies worldwide. The global beauty and fashion industries disseminate mass-mediated images of men … Continue reading

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