Essays about: "Human Rights"

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  1. 1. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: HOW AI IS UNDERSTOOD IN THE LIGHT OF DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS. A comparative case study of Sweden, France and the European Commission

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Delic; [2019-11-05]
    Keywords : artificial intelligence; democracy; human rights; regulation; Sweden; France; the European Commission;

    Abstract : In recent years, artificial intelligence has become increasingly discussed and it is predicted to have a major impact on our societies in the future, having positive effects but could potentially be negative for democracy. In this paper, I investigate how artificial intelligence will affect human rights and democracy, where I critically evaluate the framing of problems, solutions and regulatory work of three cases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Demanding justice- Corporate responsibility for Climate Change impacts on Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Livia Johanna Fischer; [2019-11-04]
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    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most complex challenges of our time, as its consequences are reflected in a variety of social and political areas that are interlinked. The problem of 'climate change' has evolved from an environmental problem, to a political issue and, ultimately to an object of jurisprudence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aligning Fortress Europe with the Rainbow? The Securitization of Migration and LGBTI Asylum Seekers in the European Union.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Celia Keller Martínez; [2019-09-17]
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    Abstract : The increase of migration into the European Union, which peaked during the 2015humanitarian crisis of refugees, has raised concerns about security within nationalist politicaldiscourse across the EU. European right-wing populist discourse revolves around a perceivedthreat to national and European culture and identity, pushing adamantly for restrictions inmigration policy, and black-marking asylum seekers as hostile actors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  5. 5. WOMEN’S CIVIL SOCIETY AND COUNTRIES’ SUPPORT OF SUPRANATIONAL POLICY CONCERNING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN A quantitative analysis of countries’ ratification of the Istanbul Convention

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tove Gustafsson; [2019-08-27]
    Keywords : Violence against women; Women’s participation in civil society; Istanbul Convention;

    Abstract : Violence against women (VAW) is a societal problem and a violation of human rights. It iscrucial that governments act on the oppression that women face for being women. There has been a lack of a coherent legal system across Europe on VAW. READ MORE