Essays about: "Election in 2008"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words Election in 2008.

  1. 1. Counting votes or counting bodies? : A qualitative study on the effect Regime Type has on the nature of Pre-election Violence in autocratic states

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

    Author : Tilda Janbrink; [2021]
    Keywords : Military regime; elections; electoral violence; pre-election violence; autocracy; state repression; Pakistan; Uzbekistan;

    Abstract : In a quantitative study in 2007, Davenport found that autocratic military regimes statistically face a higher risk of electoral violence than authoritarian party-backed regimes. This thesis has attempted to link Davenports findings with theories on military belligerence presented by Lai and Slater (2006) as well as Geddes et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. UNDER PRESSURE: DEMOCRATIC MANDATES AND POLICY OUTCOMES IN TURBULENT TIMES. EVIDENCE FROM GREECE

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Natsika Natsika; [2018-04-26]
    Keywords : representative democracies; crises; economic crises; pledge fulfilment; election promises; Greece; Great Recession;

    Abstract : To what extent do political parties under conditions of extraordinary pressure manage to fulfill the promises they made at elections? While systematic evidence from an international context points to parties under ‘stable’ times fulfilling high levels of election pledges (Thomson et el., 2017), research and knowledge in contexts of crisis is lacking. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender (in)equality and electoral violence : A cross-national study in sub-Saharan Africa, 1990-2008

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cornelia Norman; [2018]
    Keywords : elections; violence; gender equality;

    Abstract : This paper examines to what extent gender equality correlates with electoral violence, through a quantitative study of 220 elections that have taken place in sub-Saharan African countries between 1990 and 2008. As such, it has a two-folded purpose. READ MORE

  4. 4. Goverment Driven e-Participation : The Case of "Urna de Cristal in the Colombian Context

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Sofia Parra Beltran; [2015]
    Keywords : e-democracy; e-participation; e-empowerment; digital media; ICT; e-government; sustainable e-participation; citizens; Colombia;

    Abstract : This thesis studies government driven e-participation in the context of Colombia using the case of “Urna de Cristal” (Crystal Ballot box). Making use of three theoretical models it intends to answer the main research question that is: How does the government driven tool of “Urna de Cristal” relate to the concepts of participatory democracy, e-empowerment and sustainable e-participation? This research collects mainly qualitative data, collected from government representatives, civil society organizations and citizens. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impacts of Post-election Power-sharing Agreement on Horizontal Mechanisms for Political Accountability: A case study of Kenya 2008 to 2013

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ganiyu Temitope Otunba; [2013-10-03]
    Keywords : Power-sharing; post-election power-sharing; Kenya; parliament; government; political accountability; Grand Coalition;

    Abstract : Globally, power-sharing has become an international policy approach to mitigating conflict in ethnically or religiously diverse societies. Today, power-sharing is increasingly becoming part of almost every post conflict peace agreement. Recently in 2008, as a result of an election deadlock, Kenya was on the brink of civil war. READ MORE