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Družboslovne Razprave 92 (XXXV)

Slovenian Daily Newspaper Coverage of Women’s Sports in 2015

Simon Ličen, Barbara Bejek

Družboslovne Razprave 92, pages 7-33

Abstract
The article presents a quantitative analysis of 3,155 articles on sports published by the Delo and Slovenske Novice newspapers in 2015. The theoretical framework guiding the study includes the concepts of gatekeeping, agenda-setting and symbolic annihilation of women’s sports. Women’s sports receive less coverage than men’s (10.4–12.5 vs. 74.9–79.4 percent). Articles on women’s sports are shorter, less detailed and focus on individual sports. However, female athletes are not necessarily annihilated or consistently misrepresented. Other findings provide an insight into selected trends in sports reporting in Slovenia, including the amount of coverage dedicated to different topics and sports.

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Universal Basic Income and Women: An Analysis of Potential Impact

Ana Jagodic

Družboslovne Razprave 92, pages 35-51

Abstract
This article examines universal basic income (UBI) from a gender perspective, more closely examining the impact of the possible introduction of UBI on selected groups of women. We first highlight the key aspects of gender inequality that give rise to arguments in support of UBI. Second, we present a qualitative study based on in-depth semi-structured interviews, which analyses the potential held by UBI to improve the position of specific groups of women in less secure social situations (unemployed women, precariously employed women, single mothers and retired women who live alone). Based on their life experiences, we find that the UBI holds great potential for improving the position of women in selected groups, with an emphasis on a higher quality of life and enhanced possibilities for autonomous decision-making and life choices.

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Importance of Social Networks in Revitalising Former Industrial Urban Areas – Renewal of the Former Tobacco Factory in Ljubljana

Matjaž Uršič, Primož Medved

Družboslovne Razprave 92, pages 53-79

Abstract
Analysis of social networks in areas undergoing intense urban transformations are becoming an ever more important topic in spatial planning. The growing attention given to social networks is due to the rise of problems and conflicts stemming from disregard of the ‘soft’, i.e. social, components in the local environment. The problem of stakeholders’ participation and empowerment in spatial planning is, in fact, one of ignoring or not recognising the importance of the social networks that exist between actors in space. The article analyses the roles and meanings of social networks with respect to the development of certain types of socio-economic activities in former industrial areas. Using data collected from semi-structured interviews in the area of former Tobacco Factory in Ljubljana, it analyses the types, intensity and expansion of social networks.

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Segmentacija jugoslovanske komunistične elite, 1943–1972

Sergej Flere, Tibor Rutar

Družboslovne Razprave 92, pages 81-101

Abstract
Komunistična elita Jugoslavije je v času druge svetovne vojne znova ustanovila Jugoslavijo. Oblikovana je bila federativna komunistična ureditev, ki se je gibala od skoraj totalitarnega režima do skoraj operativne konsociacije. V tem članku analiziramo homogenost in sam obstoj jugoslovanske vladajoče komunistične elite v obdobju 1943–1991 na podlagi virov, ki so zdaj na voljo. Zlasti analiziramo odločanje, razprave in čistke. Čeprav je elita uspešno prevzela oblast, se je segmentacija elitne skupine pričela brez odlašanja. Viri segmentacije so se nanašali na nacionalno dojemanje vprašanja zadevnih nacij, kar je vse bolj gnalo proces segmentacije. Sklepamo, da so bile nacionalne elite oblikovane že leta 1972, ko je jugoslovanske elita prenehala obstajati kot enovita skupina.

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