Essays about: "Law and Political Science"

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  1. 1. World in Conflict - The Case of Libya, The United Nations & NATO

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Marcus Cadier; [2017-05-09]
    Keywords : international law; humanitarian; intervention; responsibility to protect; NATO; United Nations; Libya; State sovereignty; international relations; political science;

    Abstract : This essay outlines the Libyan civil war in 2011 and describes the role that some of the involved actors came to play through out the conflict; furthermore, it puts a strong focus on the NATO-led intervention in the region and expands upon the question of its legality versus legitimacy. By analysing NATO and UN official documents the essay applies a methodological framework on its contents and sheds light upon several key aspects of the organisations’ arguments and justifications. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Streamlining of Asylum Procedures in the EU - An Analysis of the Procedures Regulation Proposal and its Compliance with the Principle of Non-Refoulement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Robin Kvist; [2017]
    Keywords : non-refoulement; public international law; migration law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The big influx of people seeking asylum in EU Member States in recent years has led to many asylum seekers having to wait a long time for a decision on their asylum applications. For over 25 years, the EU has been encouraging Member States to adopt procedural measures in their national legislations to streamline asylum procedures and in July 2016, the EU Commission presented a proposal for a new Regulation on asylum procedures which proposes further measures to speed up asylum procedures or deflect the responsibility for asylum seekers to other countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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