Essays about: "Kenya"

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  1. 1. Party system design and nation-building efforts : A comparative study of Kenya and Nigeria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Party system design; consociationalism; integrationalism; nation-building; assimilation; multiculturalism; Kenya; Nigeria;

    Abstract : How can party system design contribute to managing ethnic relations? This thesis investigatesthe relationship between party system design and the type of nation-building efforts pursuedin a country. More specifically, whether a country allows ethnicity to be a source of politicalmobilization or not and how that relates to nation-building policies having an assimilating ora multicultural character. READ MORE

  2. 2. Another Lunatic Line? An Economic Evaluation of the Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hedda Most; [2021]
    Keywords : Transportation Infrastructure; Railways; Kenya; Differences-in-Differences; Income; Economic Growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research paper seeks to examine the emerging role of transportation infrastructure on economic activity in low-income countries due to its vital part in facilitating deeper integration of markets, hence fostering inclusive growth and prosperity for the poor. Although its economic causal framework suggests ambiguous results, transportation investments account for the largest share of the World Bank's lending to developing countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drivers of topsoil saturated hydraulic conductivity in three contrasting landscapes in Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : David Falk; [2021]
    Keywords : Infiltrability; mixed effects model; Kenya; land degradation; restoration; trees;

    Abstract : Markförsämring i tropiska regioner kan ha förödande konsekvenser för vattentillgänglighet. Vattenkvalité och kvantitet är oerhört viktiga för lokalbefolkningar och är grundförutsättningar för socioekonomisk utveckling då stora delar av befolkningen i många tropiska länder är direkt beroende av jordbruk och boskapshållning för sin inkomst. READ MORE

  4. 4. Injustice and mobilization against the state

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

    Author : Lovisa Berglund; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate if and how land dispossession facilitates collective action and leads to mobilization against the state. Land can be a natural, material and spiritual commodity thus land dispossession can be perceived unjust in several ways. This leads to anger that can be utilized to form a collective group. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political Information & Ethnic Voting : A study on the impact of political information on ethnic voting behavior in Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adina Martin; [2021]
    Keywords : ethnic voting; Kenya; Africa; political information; voting behaviour; voting behavior; informational shortcuts; ethnic cues; ethnic heuristics; Conroy-Krutz;

    Abstract : ​Does political information lower the incidence of ethnic voting in Africa? Even though a significant amount of research has been dedicated to African ethnic voting behaviour,​not much capacity has been dedicated to studying the function of ethnic cues as informational shortcuts. Considering voters use cognitive shortcuts like party affiliations or ideology when making decisions, it is also plausible that voters in elections characterized by ethnic voting use demographic cues in lieu of more comprehensive information. READ MORE