Essays about: "accountability"

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  1. 1. Master’s Thesis: 30 higher education credits Programme: Master’s Programme in Political Science Date: 05/22/2018 Supervisor: Georgios Xezonakis, PhD Words: 15016 INDIVIDUAL HETEROGENEITY IN CORRUPTION VOTING How External Political Efficacy Shapes Electoral Responses to Corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Valentin Daur; [2018-06-21]
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    Abstract : Corruption poses a serious challenge to democratic accountability as electoral punishment of corrupt incumbents remains limited and varies considerably across contexts. Moreover, the empirical evidence indicates that widespread corruption leads citizens to ‘exit’ options, such as abstention from the electoral process. READ MORE

  2. 2. MSF and the Hippocratic Approach : a single case study on communication in the conflict of South Sudan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Thomas Stahl; [2018]
    Keywords : MSF; Hippocratic; Do No Harm; conflict; marketization;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates Médécins Sans Frontières (MSF) communication in the setting of South Sudan. More precisely, the thesis investigates MSF’s engagement in a discussion regarding the potential harm NGOs, both other and themselves, might cause in terms of conflict dynamics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transitional Justice – An Analysis of Restorative and Retributive Mechanisms in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Ellen Jakobsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Restorative Justice; Retributive Justice; Sub-Saharan Africa; Transitional Justice;

    Abstract : Transitional justice is an essential part of the peacebuilding process, as the need to obtain justice for victims of conflict has been recognised as imperative when constructing peace. Subsequent to the established role of justice, the debate on approaches to justice has emerged. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inclusion of Evidence-Based Approach to Humanitarian Needs Assessment in Flash Appeals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Esa Kukkonen; [2018]
    Keywords : Evidence; evidence base; evidence-based approach; Flash Appeal; funding humanitarian crises; humanitarian needs assessment; sudden-onset emergencies; General Works;

    Abstract : According to the humanitarian principle of impartiality, decisions on what to fund in humanitarian crises should be based on a clear identification and prioritization of need. However, both the donors and responders have been reported to not act solely based on the needs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Capabilities and Catch-up Growth in Natural Resource Rich Developing Countries: A long-term perspective for the case of Chile

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alvaro von Borries; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic development; catch-up growth; social capabilities; natural resources; Chile; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research addresses the role of social capabilities over the growth trajectory of natural resource (NR) rich developing countries through a case study – an analytical narrative using data from various sources – of the Chilean experience since the early 1900s to the present. The paper adopts a novel framework, which identifies four distinct but interrelated dimensions of social capabilities: transformation, inclusion, and autonomy and accountability of the State. READ MORE