Essays about: "Latin America"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 186 essays containing the words Latin America.

  1. 1. POPULISM AND POLITICIZATION OF THE BUREACRACY An empirical analysis of the effect of populist rule in Europe and Latin America

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Martin Hammarén; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : populism; bureaucracy; politicization;

    Abstract : Do populist rule lead to more politicization? As populists have had electoral success in many countries in recent years, populism has received much attention both in the public debate an in political science. One aspect of the concept, how populists act once in power and how they relate to the state bureaucracy has however, so far, received only little attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. “We still have a long way to go”: A comparative study of Swedish and Brazilian women sports journalists’ challenges and perspectives

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Débora Holmqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Journalism; sports journalism; women sports journalists; gender; sexism;

    Abstract : Sports journalism is a traditionally male-dominated environment. Previous research has shown that women sports journalists were outnumbered in newsrooms, had less career opportunities, have been exposed to harassment and must negotiate identity contradictions in order to succeed in their career. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is Deforestation in Colombia Caused by Oil Palm Expansion?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mona Date; [2020]
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    Abstract : The palm oil industry is growing globally and palm oil is today the most used vegetable oil for biofuels, however, over the last years research has showed that it has caused great deforestation in Southeast Asia where the grand majority of oil palm is produced. There has also been reports on poor working conditions showing that the palm oil is not socially sustainable either. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable environmental vs. sustainable social development : Tendencies of carbon colonialism and green authoritarianism when implementing renewable energy strategies on indigenous peoples’ territories

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Religionsvetenskap

    Author : Jonas Bergman; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; renewable energy; ILO 169; UNDRIP; Sami people; wind power;

    Abstract : The intention with this essay is to illustrate the conflicts that might occur when states implement renewable energy strategies on lands that have traditionally belonged to indigenous peoples. To do so I have analysed case studies from Sweden as well as Latin America regarding renewable energy projects in areas that could be claimed to belong to indigenous groups and compared the conclusions from these studies to what the existing legal framework on the topic of the rights of indigenous peoples dictates. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mind the gap - save lives? : A regression analysis examining how economic inequality affects violent crime, with a special focus on Latin America

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Tybrandt; [2020]
    Keywords : Economic inequality; violent crime; income inequality; homicide; Latin America;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study the relationship between economic inequality and violent crime, primarily on a global level but additionally with a special focus on Latin America. Three different regression models are used; a multiple linear regression model with cross- national data on a global level, and a multiple linear regression model with panel data as well as a fixed effects regression model with panel data for Latin America. READ MORE