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José Miguel Mulet

monograph · The Skeptical Razor Pseudoscience in the European food regulations José Miguel Mulet     Food production is the main limitation for development. Nowadays Europe imports about 35% of the food that requires and this tendency is increasing in recent years.EU agricultural policy is strongly supporting practices such as organic farming and impeding the development […]

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A Sentimental Democracy?

A Sentimental Democracy? Manuel Arias-Maldonado  Ever since the Enlightenment introduced its program for the reeducation of the human species, we had grown accustomed to think that emotions would see their social role gradually diminished as modernization and rationalization advanced. Hence the fearful representation of the future that can be discerned in those cinematic and literary […]

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Benjamin Hine

Challenging the Gendered Discourse of Domestic Violence: Comments on the Istanbul Convention   The Istanbul Convention (Council of Europe, 2017) is arguably a landmark policy, designed to tackle domestic violence across the continent. At present this has been signed by 44 members of the European Council, and has subsequently been ratified in 22 of those […]

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Claire Lehmann

Stress and the Paradox of Female Happiness     Since the 1960s women have entered the workforce and have achieved financial independence. It has become socially acceptable to leave unhappy marriages. Through careers, women gain status and enjoy intellectual fulfilment and have less pressure on them to conform to narrow stereotypes of what it means to be a […]

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Adolf Tobeña

Feminine and masculine brains: from talents to pugnacity styles     The most common notion about gender hiatuses today is that cognitive differences between women and men are minimal and superfluous. Women’s entry into all spheres of professional activity has been so comprehensive and formidable that it is difficult to avoid that certainty. The prospect […]

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