Tag: Politics

What is the interference of communication technologies in politics?

Study provides explanations for some of the perplexities that democracies in the world are facing. The U.S.A., the UK, and Brazil, for instance, have opted for leaders (like Trump and Bolsonaro) or political movements (like Brexit) that deny established models of political debate, introduce new vocabularies in politics, and promise to emulate the voice of the “people”. Read More →

Brazil and the transnational New Right – An interview with Benjamin Cowan

Benjamin Cowan’s research demonstrates how the New Right developed transnationally, with participation of elite reactionaries in Brazil, promoting the rise of a conservative Christianity wave, of which Brazil’s 2018 elections are the last example. Cowan’s research is the subject of this interview. Read More →

Urban desegregation and social inclusion in Spain. The big challenge.

The article “Analysis of the desegregation and social inclusion policies in the Spanish context” published in the journal Revista de Administração Pública (Vol. 52, n. 1, 2018), aimed at the studying the extent to which new slum clearance policies foster favourable attitudes towards social inclusion of the displaced persons, who are mostly Roma in the case of Spain. Read More →