Essays about: "Democracy"

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  1. 1. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: HOW AI IS UNDERSTOOD IN THE LIGHT OF DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS. A comparative case study of Sweden, France and the European Commission

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Delic; [2019-11-05]
    Keywords : artificial intelligence; democracy; human rights; regulation; Sweden; France; the European Commission;

    Abstract : In recent years, artificial intelligence has become increasingly discussed and it is predicted to have a major impact on our societies in the future, having positive effects but could potentially be negative for democracy. In this paper, I investigate how artificial intelligence will affect human rights and democracy, where I critically evaluate the framing of problems, solutions and regulatory work of three cases. READ MORE

  2. 2. The right to the city in post-apartheid South Africa: Abahlali baseMjondolo’s struggle for land, housing and dignity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Simon Johansson; [2019-10-01]
    Keywords : Abahlali baseMjondolo; the right to the city; citizenship; collective memory; dignity;

    Abstract : Fifty percent of the world’s population live in cities today, but predictions of the sustained urbanization trend estimates that this number will increase to seventy percent by 2050. Meanwhile, the consequences of the urban divide and the demarcations between people in the increasingly fragmented societies could be demonstrated in the case of South Africa. READ MORE

  3. 3. DOES FIGHTING CORRUPTION LEGITIMIZE A DECLINE IN DEMOCRACY? An experimental field study on how corruption affects democratic values in Mexico City

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jessica Martebo; [2019-09-24]
    Keywords : democratic backsliding; quality of government; corruption; public support; Mexico;

    Abstract : Recently, Mexico witnessed a historic election where Andrés López Obrador won the presidency in a landslide victory making him the most powerful president Mexico has seen in decades. With eradication of corruption at the top of his priority list in his attempt to transform the country, he indeed beholds a wide public support. READ MORE

  4. 4. WOMEN & DEMOCRACY IN THE ARAB WORLD A Field Study on Women’s Political Participation in Post-revolution Egypt

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sandra Jaballah; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : Autocracy; Egypt; Democracy; Political Transition; Political Stability; Tunisia; UNSCR 1325; Women; Peace; and Security; Women’s Political Participation;

    Abstract : Among the countries involved in the 2011 Arab revolution, Egypt and Tunisia are considered to have developed the most. However, Tunisia is the only country recognised as having undergone asuccessful democratic transition, whilst the transition in Egypt has been unstable and not asprosperous. READ MORE

  5. 5. DEMOCRACY AND REPRESENTATION FOR PUBLIC GOODS How democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktor Eklöf Eriksson; [2019-08-29]
    Keywords : Public goods; democracy; preference aggregation; representation; climate change mitigation;

    Abstract : Purpose. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate if it is reasonable that democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods. Democracies are argued to create conditions for public goods provisions by aggregating citizens preferences through representation. READ MORE