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Our world in words (video)

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Written by Wednesday, 19 December 2012 10:36
PHD dissertation Stephan Ludwig Since there is increasing online text–based conversations and people are increasingly influenced by these, it is needed that these are taken into consideration. Especially within business, it would be extremely useful to incorporate and manage customers’ online conversations since these might influence for example the sale…

National Socialist Family Law (video)

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Written by Thursday, 08 November 2012 08:20
PhD dissertation Mariken Lenaerts Nazis used marriage and divorce law in Germany and the Netherlands to build their Thousand Year Aryan Reich during the Second World War. More Aryan children and as few as possible half – Jewish children had to be born. Changing the rules regarding marriage and divorce,…

Social innovation and the vegetable garden

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Written by Wednesday, 24 October 2012 07:37
Crime, drugs, unemployment, deterioration and deprivation. Just five years ago, these were the less than flattering labels stuck to the Heerlen neighbourhoods of Meezenbroek, Schaesbergerveld and Palemig. Now, the ‘MSP’ district is considered a role model for social and sustainable innovation. The transformation is thanks in part to SUN, an…

Sharia council: same pitch, same rules

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Written by Tuesday, 23 October 2012 14:31
The call for a sharia council in the Netherlands has met with much controversy. But if a religious community feels the need for this, what’s the problem?, wondered René de Groot, professor of Comparative Law and International Private Law. “The Netherlands has an exceptionally long tradition in the application of…
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