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- Social capital in contemporary Europe: evidence from the European Social Survey. Halman, Loek; Luijkx, Ruud // Portuguese Journal of Social Science;2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p65
Social capital is an increasingly popular concept among scientists, politicians and the media. It is regarded as a remedy for many of the failures of modern society and seen as wonder glue conducive to feelings of happiness and to better performing economies and democracies. In this article we...
- ABSTRACTS. // Sociological Problems;2014, Vol. 46 Issue 1/2, p414
The article presents abstracts related to sociology, which include thinking of capitalism through historical limits, liberal democracy as a secular religion, and religion in the life of older people.
- On the Development of Democracy and a Market Economy in the Central and East European Countries. Harland, Hans Peter; Nissen, Hans Joachim; Franzen, Wolfgang // Russian Politics & Law;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p30
Investigates the development of democracy and market economy in Europe. Factors that contributed to the development of democracy in the region; Reasons behind the continuous economic development in the region.
- Their future is in your hands. Handy, Charles // Management Today;Jun96, p27
Opinion. Contemplates on the possible implications of the end of capitalist democracies. Potency of the relationship of capitalism and democracy; Forces undermining capitalism; Influence of consumption and self-interest in capitalism; Collapse of capitalist democracies; Need for a leadership...
- NEW CURRENTS. Müller, Zdeněk // New Presence: The Prague Journal of Central European Affairs;Autumn2002, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the similarity of interest between Europe and the U.S. Defense of democracy; Improvement of the market economy; Legal state between countries.
- Lessons from economics reform in the Venezuelan democracy. Crisp, Brian F. // Latin American Research Review;1998, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p7
There are different forms or levels of both democracy and capitalism. In some ways, both support each other, but both are caused by other variables-the country's culture, its position in the world economy, and the like. Events in Venezuela indicate that democratic political stability can be...
- Development as forced labour. Lummis, C. Douglas // New Internationalist;Jun2000, Issue 324, p26
Comments on the relationship between industrial capitalism and democracy. Ideological power of the concepts of modernization and development; Negative impact of colonialism and imperialism in the capitalistic quest for economic development; Rampancy of forced labor in colonial governments;...
- Political and economic markets: Changes in the connections between attitudes toward political... Gibson, James L. // Journal of Politics;Nov96, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p954
Examines the attitudes of ordinary citizens toward democracy and the market economy. Market-based cultural values; Interrelationship of economic and political attitudes; Predictors of political and economic values; Support for democratic institutions and processes; Support for market-based...
- Democracy vs. Capitalism. Mueller, John // American Enterprise;Mar2002, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p44
Discusses the image problems of democracy and capitalism. Information on the propagation of capitalism's negative perception; Factors that lead to a mismatch between democracy's reputation and the realities of human nature; Comparison of the respective images of democracy and capitalism.