Essays about: "Governance"

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  1. 1. Fungi as a potential solution to microplastic pollution: A qualitative study examining the opportunities and obstacles of implementing mycoremediation in Swedish agricultural soils from a perspective of ecological sustainability

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Zajac; [2023-11-08]
    Keywords : mycoremediation; ecological sustainability; sustainable development; microplastics; fungi;

    Abstract : The world is facing microplastic pollution in almost all areas, as a result of increased manufacture and use of plastics in recent years. One of the most highly polluted environments are agricultural soils, which are estimated to contain up to 14 percent of all microplastic pollution. Few effective methods exist to solve this problem. READ MORE

  2. 2. Food Banks: An eco-social solution? Critical perspectives on food charity in Europe

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Pauline Rittel; [2023-11-03]
    Keywords : food banks; Europe; Doughnut model; eco-social research; sustainability;

    Abstract : This aim of this thesis was to investigate food banking organisations as part of food charity on different governance levels within the EU in relation to aspects of sustainability. The Doughnut model after Raworth (2017) as an element of eco-social research is employed as theoretical underpinning to explore the organisational positioning regarding the societal problems of food waste and food insecurity, as well as the solutions that the organisations envision in relation to sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. DOES FOREIGN AID PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS? Evidence from a quantitative large-N study of 121 aid-receiving countries, 2003-2021

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Engvall Olmås; [2023-10-30]
    Keywords : human rights; physical integrity rights; civil liberties; foreign aid; Official Development Assistance; bilateral aid; multilateral aid;

    Abstract : Human rights are in crisis. Even if the Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebrates 75 years in 2023, the anniversary comes at a time when the world is experiencing human suffering so grave that international human rights organizations are alerting for a global human rights crisis. READ MORE

  4. 4. DEMOCRACY FOR ALL? A Quantitative Study on How Power-sharing Affects Approval of Non-Democratic Governance in African Post-Conflict Societies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktor Johannes Päts; [2023-10-30]
    Keywords : Intrastate conflict; post-conflict power-sharing; Afrobarometer; non-democratic governance; grievances;

    Abstract : Since the Cold War, intrastate conflicts have become more common, and more conflict settlements call for power-sharing. Despite power-sharing being so common as a means of ending civil conflict, academic research indicates that power-sharing could be harmful to democratization. READ MORE

  5. 5. DOES SOLVIT SOLVE IT? A Study of Regulatory Compliance and Transgovernmental Networks in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Boróka Benke; [2023-10-20]
    Keywords : SOLVIT; Transgovernmental networks; Compliance; Effectiveness; European Commission;

    Abstract : Improving compliance with European law is important for a well-functioning Internal Market. Correct application of rules is the national executives’ responsibility, that makes European law vulnerable to distortion, due to the different administrative traditions in each member state. READ MORE