Essays about: "Accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 291 essays containing the word Accountability.

  1. 1. Lethal Autonomous Robots and the Accountability gap in international criminal law

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Karin Ahrin; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Lethal autonomous robots (LAR) have revolutionized weapon-technology and warfare with their predicted ability to both select and kill targets without human involvement, permission or control. The lack of control in LAR will challenge many aspects of international law, amongst them international criminal law (ICL). READ MORE

  2. 2. When we see something that is well beyond our understanding : The duty of States to investigate war crimes and how it applies to autonomous weapons systems

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Conrad Palmcrantz; [2019]
    Keywords : lethal autonomous weapons; machine learning; grave breaches; accountability; command responsibility;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses States’ duty to investigate grave breaches of humanitarian law and how it applies to deep reinforcement learning autonomous weapons. It identifies basic technologic intricacies related to deep reinforcement learning and discusses what issues may arise if such software is used in weapons systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate change discourse in Canadian print media : A quantitative and qualitative analysis of print media from two Canadian regions

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Kylie Robertson; [2019]
    Keywords : global journalism; print media; climate change; Canadian media; CDA; framing;

    Abstract : Over the last 30 years, awareness of anthropogenic climate change has increased and quickly become the one of the most pressing issues facing our planet. Canada is both a nation that has contributed to the acceleration of the climate problem and one that aims to help address the issues through commitments to global climate accords and other accountability actions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taming the Evaluation Monster

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Nicole Brunetti; Lovisa Sjöqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : New Public Management; Professionalism; Performance Measurement Systems; Enabling Coercive formalization; Accounting Absorption;

    Abstract : Purpose: This thesis aims to explore how public schools balance demands on public accountability with professional autonomy through design features and usage of Performance Measurement Systems. Research Approach: Case study data were obtained both through semi-structured interviews with teachers and school managers, and through formal steering documents from the governing municipality as well as from the respective schools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Numerical professionalization - The role of calculative practices in governing the individual football player

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Carl Grant; Marcus Skantze; [2019]
    Keywords : Popular culture; Performance measurement systems; Individuals; Emotions; Foucault;

    Abstract : In a time of pervasive quantitative performance regimes and numerical professionalization, an investigation of individual accountability seems timely. This paper seeks to investigate the role of calculative practices in governing the emotions and performances of individuals within popular culture. READ MORE