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Search for a European Identity - Psycho-Sociological Perspective

  • Karel B. Muller
Many authors distinguish between collective and individual identity, or between the collective and individual dimensions of identity (e.g. Calhoun 1994, Taylor 1989). At first glance it seems quite obvious that European identity is a collective identity or a collective dimension of identity. On closer...

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EU Official Development Aid to the Palestinian Authority and the Rise of Hamas

  • Jaroslav Petrik
The economic situation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip is to a large extent determined by its security condition. Given that a considerable part of Palestinians work on Israeli territory, the 2000 intifada followed by the closure of the borders, stringent checkpoint controls and eventually leading...

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The Political Cartoon and the Collapse of the Oslo Peace Process

  • Ilan Danjoux
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has long been challenging to researchers. The nature of the conflict appears, at times, to defy both the material interests and strategic rationality of the warring parties. The struggle has been described as possessing a primordial intensity, unpredictability and elusiveness...

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The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Security in Post-Soviet Central Asia

  • Askhat Safiullin
Tracing the debate on the importance and influence of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on regional security integration in Central Asia, this work assesses the degree of its integration. It mainly addresses the interplay between individual state security needs, norms and identities. My proposed...

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