Essays about: "accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 211 essays containing the word accountability.

  1. 1. The paradox of anarchy : Why anarchy is a rational choice

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Martin Lundqvist; [2017]
    Keywords : World government; anarchy; security dilemma; rational choice realism; delegation constraint;

    Abstract : A central paradox in neorealism is that the absence of world government is assumed to imply a dangerous security dilemma, and yet few realists have argued in favor of world government while great powers have historically resisted delegation of military force to supranational institutions. If international anarchy causes costly security competition and war, powerful states should have a strong incentive to unify and neorealist explanations for why states resist peaceful unification are either underdeveloped or implicit. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Expenditure Tracking Survey - A tool for empowerment?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Emmanuel Munga; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Empowerment is a well-known slogan that symbolizes the struggle of marginalized groups against social injustices. This thesis is another contribution to the field of empowerment, addressing the issue of misusing public funds. Public Expenditure Tracking Survey, PETS, is a methodology that has been carried out in order to fight against this issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blurred lines - an analysis on the privatisation of migration detention in the EU and its consequences

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Olsson; [2017]
    Keywords : migration; detention; migration industry; privatisation; crimmigration; EU; public international law; administrative law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The role of migration in the world has become a highly politicised issue. With more money than ever put into the border control and migration management a platform has opened up for private actors. This thesis aims to explore the privatisation of migration detention in the EU and the consequences thereof. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accountability in a Compact Governance Context: A Good or Bad Marriage?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Emilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Nonprofit sector; Compacts; Public accountability; Governance; Public service delivery; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis’ focus is upon accountability in a compacting governance context – the VSOPP-collaboration between the nonprofit organization Stadsmissionen and the public authority Region Skåne. Previous research has indicated that a collaborating governance context might either challenge traditional aspects of accountability or bring about non-traditional and horizontal aspects of accountability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish Electonomics: The Electoral Consequences of Local Government Performance

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alexander Fält; Adrian Rydén; [2017]
    Keywords : Political Accountability; Local Government; Performance Effects; Electoral Results;

    Abstract : This paper seeks to investigate whether Swedish voters hold their local governments accountable for their performance while in office, i.e. whether they act retrospectively in municipal elections. READ MORE