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Subsidiarity

  • By: Holger Backhaus-Maul & Martin Kunze
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Subsidiarity refers to the way of organizing and distributing rights and responsibilities onto different levels of society and, in this sense, it is an important concept for a global civil society. It is grounded in the belief that a social problem ...

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