Essays about: "International legitimacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 essays containing the words International legitimacy.

  1. 1. Overcoming Liability of Foreignness within the Vegan Food Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Brun Gustavsson; Taraneh Kianersi-Adegani; [2020-02-13]
    Keywords : Plant-based; Vegan food substitutes; Internationalization; Liability of Foreignness; Market knowledge; Network; Market knowledge; Network; Liability of Foreignness;

    Abstract : The world has become more global due to technological changes and industrialization. Thus, the food industry that used to be local has moved towards globalization as well. However, the industry is still strongly influenced by local preferences which makes the internationalization for companies within the food sector difficult. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Abstract : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green growth and decoupling as legitimation strategies : How businesses manage the incompatibility of economic growth and corporate environmental sustainability

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Management & Organisation

    Author : Jonathan Balsvik; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; legitimacy theory; decoupling; green growth.;

    Abstract : International organisations and global businesses aim to achieve green growth through the decoupling of economic growth and environmental impacts. However, increased evidence calls into question the approach of green growth, that has been adopted by international institutions such as the UN and the OECD. READ MORE

  4. 4. International NGOs' framing of their legitimacy in protecting children's rights - A qualitative content analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Louise Dahlstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : Legitimacy; international NGOs; civil society; political responsibility; children’s rights; human rights; state responsibility Legitimitet; internationella icke-statliga organisationer; civilsamhälle; politiskt ansvar; barns rättigheter; mänskliga rättigheter; statligt ansvar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Convention on the Rights of the Child declares how state parties and civil society share responsibility in protecting children’s rights, as non-governmental organisations are intended to intercede when the state’s initiatives are inadequate. In this bachelor thesis the question of how international children’s rights organisations frame their legitimacy for doing the aforementioned is examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Radically nice : an analysis of the institutionalization and professionalization of Greenpeace Switzerland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Julia Petra Eisenring; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Ecology; Greenpeace Switzerland; Institutionalization of Resistance; NGOization; Environmental History; Political Sociology; Sustainability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Observing the seeming incapability of nations to sufficiently deal with the borderless threat of climate change, many place their hopes on international environmental movements and organi-zations. However, various reasons drive many social movements to incorporate as NGOs (a phe-nomenon known as NGOization) or lead to existing organizations becoming even more institu-tionalized and professional. READ MORE