Essays about: "Accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 409 essays containing the word Accountability.

  1. 1. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  2. 2. INFORMATION AND QUALITY OF GOVERNANCE IN NON-DEMOCRATIC SETTINGS A Geospatial Analysis of Media Access and Quality of Public Service Provision in Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Schönenberger; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : Media Access; Accountability; Public Service Provision; Autocracies; Uganda;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated whether access to a non-state-owned radio station can improve the provision of public services at the district level as aspect of quality of governance in Uganda, depending on the visibility and street-discretion of the service. Thereby, this work attempts to fill the research gap on media access and quality of governance in a non-democratic setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SÁPMI An interview study with Sámi education professionals addressing the challenges and opportunities for respecting cultural diversity in education

    University essay from

    Author : Sara Österlund Picó; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Indigenous education; Indigenous knowledge systems IKS ; Sámi people; Sápmi;

    Abstract : In connection to global ESD discourse concerning the need for education to respect cultural diversity, the aim of this study is to investigate challenges and opportunities encountered by Sámi education professionals regarding the implementation of Sámi education in Sápmi. To meet this purpose, the study addresses the following research questions:How do Sámi education professionals describe:i) culturally appropriate and locally relevant education in Sápmi?ii) challenges and opportunities for implementing culturally appropriate and locally relevant education in Sápmi? To analyze the empirical material obtained through semi-structured interviews, a theoretical framework grounded in decolonial theory, using the concept of epistemic justice and critical place-based pedagogy, is applied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who’s managing earnings? A personality study of earnings management - Using algorithms to analyze how CEO personality traits engage in earnings management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kenneth Holmberg; Victor Appelgren; [2021-06-24]
    Keywords : Earnings management; Big Five Personality Traits; Chief executive officer;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. EXTERNALIZING MIGRATION MANAGEMENT - The European Union’s Externalization of Migration Management to Niger and Its Challenges for Accountability

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Miriam Caroline Laux; [2021-06-22]
    Keywords : European Union; externalization; migration management; accountability; qualitative thematic analysis;

    Abstract : In response to increased irregular migration to EU territory in 2015, the EU has introduced arange of different policies. Through cooperation with third countries, the EU has managed toexternalize migration management to foreign territory, leaving implementation of projects toother actors than the EU itself, raising questions of accountability. READ MORE