Essays about: "Legitimacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 429 essays containing the word Legitimacy.

  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. The Caliphate and the Aiding Sword : A content analysis of "Islamic State" propaganda

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Religionshistoria

    Author : Gustav Larsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Islamic State; IS; ISIS; ISIL; Caliphate; Propaganda; Violent extremism; Jihad; Takfir; Islamiska Staten; IS; ISIS; ISIL; Kalifat; Propaganda; Våldsbejakande extremism; Jihad; Takfir;

    Abstract : A content analysis of "Islamic State" (IS) propaganda material released around the movement's proclamation of a Caliphate in 2014, this study is an attempt at analysing ways in which presented arguments express a coherent narrative of symbolic meaning. Using Robert Benford & David Snow's ideas on the so-called three core framing tasks as a clarifying template, I discuss ways in which the analysed material argues for the legitimacy and relevance of the IS movement. READ MORE

  3. 3. CSR Communication: a promotional tool or a portrayal of the reality? : An explorative study in the apparel and footwear industry

    University essay from

    Author : Sandra Wildt; [2017]
    Keywords : CSR Communication; Communication Channels CSR; Sustainable Apparel Coalition; Higg Index; CSR Efforts; CSR Performance; Greenwashing;

    Abstract : The fashion industry is a recurring topic in the media, especially regarding the responsibility the fashion companies should take, which has created skepticism from stakeholders. This skepticism is based on that the stakeholders do not know what the companies do concerning corporate social responsibility and the companies communicate CSR with the hope of creating legitimacy on the market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Legitimate legal authority and the obligation to obey : An analysis of Joseph Raz´s arguments on legitimate authority

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Etik

    Author : Emma Molin; [2017]
    Keywords : Philosophy of law; Joseph Raz; Obligation to obey; authority; obedience; compliance; the service conception;

    Abstract : Two central issues in literature discussing legal authority seems to the the questions of what the law has when it has authority and under what conditions the law can be said to have authority. This thesis analyses an answer to these two questions as it has been developed by legal philosopher Joseph Raz. READ MORE

  5. 5. Good at Home, Questioned Abroad. : A case study of how the operational context affects legitimacy judgements.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Engman; [2017]
    Keywords : Legitimacy; legitimacy judgements; rationality; operational context; social judgement; institutionalization; comparative case study.;

    Abstract : Legitimacy is a central concept within organization studies and it is widely accepted that being granted legitimacy is crucial for organizations in today’s society. Legitimacy is known to be based on rationality which during the course of research development has come to include not only technical aspects, but also socially constructed factors affected by stakeholder’s personal values. READ MORE