Essays about: "Law and Political Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2529 essays containing the words Law and Political Science.

  1. 1. One felon, no vote: The role of racial threat in felon disenfranchisement laws across the United States

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Fredriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : Felon disenfranchisement; Group threat theory; Voting rights; Racial resentment; Criminal justice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis looks at the role played by racial threat mechanisms in the persistence of felon disenfranchisement laws across the 50 American states. The US has a long history of disenfranchising its felons, and the motivations behind implementation of these laws has been mixed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development and underdevelopment: an examination of land grabbing in the DRC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alice Mutambala; [2017]
    Keywords : Foreign Investments; Land grabbing; Neocolonialism; Dependency; Capitalism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As foreign investments are conducted to a larger extent on the African continent and governments as well as corporations from the Western world are profiting from the countries’ resources, cases of exploitation of vulnerable groups are likewise being observed. These cases indicate how parties with great, economic power occasionally use their superior position when negotiating with, for example, rural communities that lack any means to oppose them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Institutionalization before Liberalization theory tested on Côte d'Ivoire

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Benjamin Hemche Billberg; Frederik Söndergaard; [2017]
    Keywords : institutionalization.; peacebuilding; Liberal peace; IBL; Ivory Coast; Côte d’Ivoire; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Following the election of 2010, Côte d’Ivoire suffered through “La Crise”, a civil war which lasted until 2011 and came only a few years after the end of the first Ivoirian civil war. In 2015, Côte d’Ivoire held an election without an eruption of violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Whistleblowing in the Swedish private sector - A legal framework in transition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Michaela Hanzén; [2017]
    Keywords : the European Court of Human Rights.; the European Convention on Human Rights; the right to criticism; reprisals; the duty of loyalty; the freedom of expression; whistleblowing; whistleblowing in the Swedish private sector; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Uppsatsens huvudsakliga fokus är den pågående förändringen av regelverk gällande whistleblowing i Sverige. Syftet är att klargöra gällande rätt i Sverige för anställda i den privata sektorn genom ett överstatligt och nationellt perspektiv. READ MORE

  5. 5. The company that governed - a study of the British East India Company in seventeenth century India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fardis Mohammadi; [2017]
    Keywords : East India Company; India; Madras; Bommbay; colonialism; imperialism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The British East India Company was an enterprise that was engaging in trade in India for over two hundred years. During this time period, the British took political power and started to govern in India. READ MORE