Essays about: "global democracy"

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  1. 1. The democratic arms export

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Helena Larsson; [2018]
    Keywords : arms export; democracy;

    Abstract : Arms export research has largely focused on the behaviour of superpowers or major powers, while arms export behaviour of small democracies has received little attention. By using a quantitative method, this paper explored whether democracy had any impact on the arms export behaviour of small democracies. READ MORE

  2. 2. How discourse explains the actorness: the case of “shrinking civic space” in the statements of EU delegations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karina Gordiienko; [2018]
    Keywords : normative actorness; shrinking civic space; systemic factors; discourse; statements of EU delegations; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine how systemic factors shape the capabilities of a normative actor to project its power through the discourse. By looking into the statements of EU delegations related to shrinking civic space this study will identify patterns and variations in the EU discourse depending on the level of repression in the third country. READ MORE


    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Amanda Dahlström; Oskar Ege; [2017]
    Keywords : Geopolitics; climate change; political uncertainty; EKC; quantile regression; panel data; democracy; institutions; oil price; financial openness; trade;

    Abstract : The drivers of CO2 emissions are a widely studied subject of great importance to both individual countries and the global community. However, the inclusion of a quantitative measure of political uncertainty, national and global, has until now been largely overlooked. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performance at the Edge of Apocalypse : An ethnographic study of collective identity construction in a neo-nationalist social movement in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Kristofer Lindh; [2017]
    Keywords : Populism; Performance; Neo-nationalism; Social movement; Identity; Democracy; Emotions;

    Abstract : In several countries of the Global North, right-wing parties are successfully mobilizing public support, influencing political debates and introducing arguments and rhetorics that draw on xenophobia, populism and ethnocentrism, ostensibly with a purpose to amplify the “national order of things” (Malkki 1992). This thesis addresses this development by providing an ethnography, based fieldwork, of the Swedish social movement Folkets Demonstration, which arranges anti-government manifestations on squares most usually in Stockholm. READ MORE

  5. 5. E-Government in Singapore: strengthening political control over society

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ievgen Iaroshenko; [2017]
    Keywords : E-government; non-democracy; privacy; political power; ICT; Singapore; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Developing an e-government in a state has become a new trend in the world of political reform. However, e-government itself as a way of public service digitalization does not incline that political regime of the state will be democratic and inclusive. READ MORE