Essays about: "Africa"

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  1. 1. Has the Arab Spring Led toward Democratic Gains? Examining the democratic implications of the recent uprisings in the Arab world using different data sources

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nelika Karimi; [2018-04-26]
    Keywords : Middle East; Arab Spring; Democratization; Authoritarianism; Polyarchy;

    Abstract : What happened in the Middle East and North Africa after 2011? Did the millions of people in the MENA-region who demanded democracy experience democratic gains? Approaching seven years on, more than ten Arab countries have attempted at regime reform and to some degree, succeeded. By the blunt measures of overthrow versus not, only six countries succeeded to oust their leaders; in terms of democratization, only Tunisia is viewed as a success story. READ MORE

  2. 2. POLITICAL WILL, NO FREE WILL? A Quantitative Analysis of the Influence of Contextual Factors on Leaders’ Political Will to Fight HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marcus Plahusch; [2018-02-20]
    Keywords : political will; HIV AIDS; Africa; public policy; political economy;

    Abstract : Political will has become a ‘silver bullet’ in political science to explain the outcomes of public policy reforms. While success is seen as proof of its existence, failure is regularly attributed to a lack of political will. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dangerous elections : A study on electoral violence and clientelism

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Erik Forsberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Clientelism; election; violence; institution; elections; institutions; patronage; clients; conflict; institution; vote; peace; Africa; sub-Saharan; democracy; democratization; quantitative;

    Abstract : Why do some elections spark violence whilst others do not? That is a question that has gained increased interest from scholars during the last few years. However, because of the field’s relative novelty, and despite the vast literature on democratization and civil war, it is still a question that is not fully comprehended. READ MORE

  4. 4. Registered Nurses’ Experiences of Malaria Prevention in the Republic of the Congo

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Tilda Jönsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Education; Malaria prevention; Nurse’s experiences; Republic of the Congo; Malariaprevention; Republiken Kongo; Sjuksköterskans erfarenheter; Undervisning;

    Abstract : Background: In the Republic of the Congo, malaria is a major cause of death, in particular among children. Therefore, malaria prevention is of high priority. Registered nurses have an important role in illness prevention in sub-Saharan Africa, especially through education of the population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-governmental organization-workers' experience of alcohol prevention in South Africa

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Caroline Johansson; Sabina Paiklang; [2018]
    Keywords : Education; Harmful alcohol use; Non-governmental organizations; Prevention; South Africa;

    Abstract : Background: Harmful alcohol use is a major problem in South Africa and can lead to diseases such as cancer, liver cirrhosis and cardiovascular diseases. Also, South Africa faces a huge problem with fetal alcohol syndrome as a consequence of mothers drinking during pregnancy. READ MORE