Essays about: "Electoral participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words Electoral participation.

  1. 1. Rethinking representative democracy : Representation beyond contestation & partisan politics

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Internationella relationer

    Author : Lua Nazerian; [2019]
    Keywords : Representative; democracy; reform; Bahai; Socrates; Normative; partisan politics; participation;

    Abstract : The current forms of representative democracy have come to face various fundamental challenges such as: decrease in political participation, distrust in partisan politics and politicians and perhaps increase of ideological polarization. To take solace in the belief that the current democratic tools are far from perfect yet the finest in modern societies, has not contributed to solution-oriented modifications of its efficacy. READ MORE

  2. 2. "We fight hard to make sure that we bring peace" - A study of women's organisations and peacebuilding in Liberia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Halling; [2019]
    Keywords : peacebuilding; peace; building; women s organisations; Liberia;

    Abstract : Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in 2000 it has become a frequently repeated argument that the participation of women makes peacebuilding processes more sustainable. Women’s involvement in peacebuilding is often connected to a long-term perspective, despite this little research have been carried out to examine how long-term peacebuilding is exercised in practise, leaving the understanding of the concept incomplete. READ MORE

  3. 3. Master’s Thesis: 30 higher education credits Programme: Master’s Programme in Political Science Date: 05/22/2018 Supervisor: Georgios Xezonakis, PhD Words: 15016 INDIVIDUAL HETEROGENEITY IN CORRUPTION VOTING How External Political Efficacy Shapes Electoral Responses to Corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Valentin Daur; [2018-06-21]
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    Abstract : Corruption poses a serious challenge to democratic accountability as electoral punishment of corrupt incumbents remains limited and varies considerably across contexts. Moreover, the empirical evidence indicates that widespread corruption leads citizens to ‘exit’ options, such as abstention from the electoral process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trust and Turnout : An Empirical Study of South African Voters

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Andersson; Nora Lindvall; [2018]
    Keywords : Electoral participation; Factor analysis; Factor scores; Logistic regression; South Africa; Voter turnout; Voting; World Values Survey;

    Abstract : Scholars have proposed the idea that trust influences individuals’ choice to vote or abstain. However, there is uncertainty about the composition of trust and its effect on voter turnout. The aim of this study is to explore the relationship between interpersonal and institutional trust and voter turnout in South Africa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Welfare Attitudes, Political Trust and Its Determinants in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Seong Ho Lee; [2018]
    Keywords : welfare attitude; welfare state; political trust; European Social Survey; Korea; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Korea is characterized by the state's low responsibility for welfare provision and low political trust, while Sweden exemplifies a welfare state with universal welfare provision and high political trust. These characteristics in Sweden arouse interest in the question of whether political trust is causally linked to welfare attitudes and what factors influence political trust. READ MORE