Essays about: "Democracy"

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  1. 1. CHOOSING POLICY OVER VALENCE - A conjoint experiment on vote choice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Josefine Magnusson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : vote choice; trade-offs; valence politics; spatial politics; conjoint experiment;

    Abstract : In a representative democracy elections constitute the main channel for individuals to express their will. In each election voters are typically asked to make a single choice on the basis of multiple political preferences. The nature of this process entails that some voters need to choose between preferences. READ MORE

  2. 2. An arena for effective opposition? : A systematic investigation into political opposition in the European Parliament

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Lundell; [2021]
    Keywords : political opposition; opposition deficit; European Parliament; European Union; Peter Mair; democratic legitimacy; democratic deficit;

    Abstract : The European Union is suffering from a legitimacy crisis, which thus far has culminated with Great Britain’s decision to exit the union. According to the ‘opposition deficit thesis’, this is caused as there is no arena in which effective opposition can be voiced in the European Union, which forces EU citizens to organise their opposition outside the political system, and often against it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sexual Domination: Colonial Guilt and Postcolonial Hatred in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Janet Migoyan; [2021]
    Keywords : Collective guilt; gender; race; sexual oppression; post-apartheid; colonialism; postcolonialism;

    Abstract : J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace was published during a defining moment in South African history in 1999. Five years earlier Nelson Mandela had been elected president after the first general election. READ MORE

  4. 4. The power of Amnesty International as a non-governmental organization

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Alexandra Tjäder; [2021]
    Keywords : NGO; Amnesty International; powerful; effective; stakeholders;

    Abstract : Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have grown significantly over the years and are today considered to be one of the most influential and powerful actors in the world when it comes to defending democracy and upholding various rights. When it comes to human rights, Amnesty International is one of the largest and most respected NGO in the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tensta City Hall

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Hanna Bergström; [2021]
    Keywords : Tensta; betong; stadshus; kommunhus; publikt; kontor; mötesplats; medborgare;

    Abstract : A city hall is a building for the inhabitants, a building where the administration of inhabitants is being held but also where the people are encouraged to take part in public space and give it their form. The city hall is a room for social interactions and architecture’s interaction with local democracy. READ MORE