Essays about: "Democratic theory"

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  1. 1. Process and Meaning : A Coverian Analysis of Animal Defenders International v. UK and the Procedural Turn of the ECtHR

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Arvid Skagerlid; [2021]
    Keywords : Robert Cover; Animal Defenders International; subsidiarity; the subsidiarity principle; margin of appreciation; ECHR; ECtHR; procedural turn; process-based review; procedural review; European Convention of Human Rights; European Court of Human Rights; Animal Defenders International v. the UK; democracy to come; Derrida p;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the legal theory of Robert Cover is employed to analyse the procedural turn of the ECtHR. The text studies how Animal Defenders International v. the United Kingdom (ADI) and subsequent case law relate to the margin of appreciation doctrine and how this can be understood from a Coverian point of view. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking Source Criticism -Towards the development of an analytical model for evaluation of sources in times of massinformation and fake news

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Hernández Guerrero; [2021]
    Keywords : Democracy; didactics; social studies; civics; digitalisation; social media; news; fake news; critical source criticism; evaluation of sources; source criticism; critical thinking; journalism; pluralism; multiperspectivity; critical literacy; narratives; history; historical consciousness; political awareness; källkritik; crítica de fuentes;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses source criticism from a critical perspective which encompasses its challenges, demands and possibilities for teaching practice. The questions guiding the core of this research are the following: 1) What differentiates people’s activities in the process of evaluating sources? 2) What characterizes an effective practice in critical evaluation of sources? 3) Which criteria, factors and strategies might be important to consider in order to have a successful source critical methodology that promotes the improvement of critical thinking when analysing information and news?The studied materials include data from one survey and 54 semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  3. 3. Choice editing for sustainable development : consumer attitudes toward food retailers limiting food choices

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Andrea Biro; Emma Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : choice restrictions; environment; food retailer strategies; freedom of choice; health; paternalism; perceptions;

    Abstract : Society is facing significant challenges in transforming to a sustainable food system where healthy food is provided, while reducing the negative environmental impact. Yet, it is debatable whose responsibility it is to provide healthy, environmentally friendly food from sustainable food systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. There’s no such thing like the presence : A qualitative study on the implication of violence against peacekeeper on peacekeeping effectiveness.

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

    Author : Per Risberg; [2021]
    Keywords : violence against peacekeepers; UN peacekeeping; peacekeeping effectiveness; bunkerization; security;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the research questions: does violence against peacekeepers have an impact on the peacekeeping mission? By building mainly on bunkerization and distancing theories, as well as mechanisms of peacekeeping effectiveness, a theory was formed that proposed that violence against peacekeepers would affect the mission outcome negatively. A hypothesis was derived from the theory, in which level of perception of security by local population was the dependent variable, and violence against peacekeepers was the independent variable. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are there any signs of deconsolidation in Tunisia according to the deconsolidation theory? : A qualitative theory consuming case study.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Julia Törnberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Democracy; democratic deconsolidation; Tunisia; democratic backsliding; Freedom House; Arab Barometer; V-Dem.;

    Abstract : The Arab Spring put several revolutions in motion in the Middle East and North Africa. However, Tunisia was the only country that succeeded with a democratization process, making the country a fairly new democracy. READ MORE