Equal opportunities at institutions

For a brief description of the entry see:  Development of Social Solidarity as a Premise The basis of sensitisation is cognition and knowing The best idea is to develop venues, places with the settlements invited into the partnership and to fill these venues with programmes that are equally attractive for the local middle-class and the moreContinue reading

By now, integration of and access to community services in one building is becoming common and exemplary and shows the way to follow for those local leaders who have not adapted integration even at intellectual level as yet. Creation of the infrastructural conditions is indispensable for the operation of multi-functional spaces, but the ’brick’ isContinue reading

Ray Oldenburg described the notions of first, second and third places.  The first place is the home that we share with those people who have the closest ties with us, namely our family and, at most, our best friends. Coexistence has unwritten rules that are unambiguous, clear to everybody and nobody questions the validity ofContinue reading

Threshold fear is a term used in the professional literature on libraries and information technology sciences and means the psychological obstacle that hinders people to reach the library and/or books. It is a symbolic picture authentically expressing the anxiety possibly provoked by an unknown thing. Namely, it refers to a situation when we do notContinue reading

The purpose of community development is to create local networks of the local people consisting of volunteers supporting the process, participating in the process and committed to the process. The volunteers mobilise resources, some of which have been hidden before the community and are the guarantees to maintaining and continuing the processes launched by theContinue reading

Both at local and national levels, the greatest risk factor weakening social cohesion is the erosion of solidarity towards the permanently endangered social groups – elderly, sick, people living in deep poverty and Roma people, people living with disabilities, women and children. Only two thirds of the adult population consider supporting people with disabilities importantContinue reading