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Critique & Humanism 41 (2013)
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41 (2013)

Critique & Humanism

Част I: Шест дискусии за гражданските протести в България

Part I: Six discussions on civic protests in contemporary Bulgaria
Ивайло Дичев, Мария Иванчева, Меглена Кунева
Ivaylo Ditchev, Mariya Ivancheva, Meglena Kuneva
Първа дискусия: Как гражданските мобилизации ни помагат да разбираме и да променяме нашето общество?
Discussion I: How could collective mobilizations help us better understand and reform our society?
Ивайло Динев, Георги Захариев, Светослав Малинов, Надеж Рагару, Антоний Тодоров
Ivaylo Dinev, Georgi Zahariev, Svetoslav Malinov, Nadege Ragaru, Antonyi Todorov
Втора дискусия: Защо протестираме срещу АСТА?
Discussion II: Why do we protest against ACTA?
Боян Знеполски, Петя Кабакчиева, Веселин Стойнев
Petya Kabakchieva, Veselin Stoynev, Boyan Znepolski
Трета дискусия: Гражданските протести: медийни образи, идеологически призми.
Discussion III: Civic protests: media images, ideological biases
Петя Лазарова, Даниел Смилов
Petya Lazarova, Daniel Smilov
Четвърта дискусия: Легитимност на гражданските протести? Солидарност с гражданските протести?
Legitimacy of civic protests? Solidarity with civic protests?
Анастас Герджиков, Александър Кертин, Лютви Местан, Таня Петрова
Anastas Guerdjikov, Alexander Kertin, Lyutvi Mestan, Tania Petrova
Пета дискусия: Българското образование: ролята на протестите, пътищата на реформите
Bulgarian education: the role of protests, the ways of reforms
Звезда Ванкова, Светла Енчева, Анна Кръстева
Svetla Encheva, Anna Krasteva, Zvezda Vankova
Шеста дискусия: Гражданските протести: в защита на имиграцията, против имиграцията
In defense of immigration, against immigration

Част II: Съвременните фигури на "народа" и "гражданското общество"

Part II: Contemporary figures of the "people" and of the "civil society"
Пиер Розанвалон
Pierre Rosanvallon
Introduction to Counter-democracy: Politics in an age of distrust
Мишел Виеворка
Michel Wieviorka
След новите социални движения
Après les nouveaux mouvements sociaux
Тони Джуд
Tony Judt
Непоносимата лекота на политиката
The unbearable lightness of politics
Робърт Пътнам
Robert Putnam
Да играеш боулинг сам: намаляващият социален капитал на Америка
Bowling alone
Маргарет Канован
Margaret Cannovan
Вярвайте на народа! Популизмът и двете лица на демокрацията
Trust the people! Populism and the two faces of democracy
Ернесто Лакло
Ernesto Laclau
Популизмът: какво ли значи това?
Populism: What’s in a name?
Михал Козловски
Michal Kozlowski
Защо национализмът е вездесъщ, плуралистичен и все още опасен?
Why nationalism is omnipresent, pluralistic and still a danger
Надеж Рагару
Nadege Ragaru
Вотът за политическа партия Атака. Преначертаване на символните граници след социализма
Voting for party "Ataka" in Bulgaria. Reshaping the symbolic boundaries after socialism

ЧАСТ III: Изследване на три случая на граждански протест в България

Part III: Three case studies of civic protests in contemporary Bulgaria
Мила Минева
Milla Mineva
Учители, икономисти и частни индивиди или как пазарът завладя въображението ни?
Teachers, economists and private individuals or how did the market capture our imagination
Дона Пикард
Dona Pickard
За движението срещу прилагането на технологията "хидравлично разбиване" в България
On the movement against the implementation of the technology "Hydraulic fracturing" in Bulgaria
Леа Вайсова
Lea Vajsova
Окупирай Орлов мост! Структурни изменения на публичността
Occupy "Orlov Most". The structural transformations of the public sphere


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