Essays about: "Law and Political Science"

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  1. 1. Corporate impunity and the ‘accountability gap’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: is the successful prosecution of corporate involvement in atrocity crimes within reach?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joseph Keogh; [2022]
    Keywords : International criminal law; corporate criminal liability; transnational corporations; atrocity crime; corporate impunity; Africa; Global North; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although transnational corporations (hereinafter TNCs) often far outmatch States in terms of resources and influence over the direction of the world economy, they are generally unaccounted for when operating outside the territories in which they are incorporated (hereinafter ‘home States’). This thesis will look specifically at those TNCs that rely on natural resource extraction as their main source of profit. READ MORE

  2. 2. Passing down the forest problem: A case of collaborative governance in Swedish forest policy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexia Fridén; [2022]
    Keywords : forest policy; collaborative governance; sustainability conflicts; IAD framework; discourse; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In transitioning to a sustainable society and ensuring a growing bioeconomy, a National Forest Programme (NFP) has been adopted in Sweden. In order to meet the goals set out in the NFP, forest programs have been decentralized to regional authorities in which collaborative governance should be the guiding instrument. READ MORE

  3. 3. Role Conceptions in Sweden’s Foreign Policy: A Textual Analysis of the China-strategy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Eriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : Role Theory; Foreign Policy Analysis; Sweden’s Foreign Policy; Sweden-China; Qualitative Content Analysis.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Research on Sweden’s foreign policy often highlights its exceptionalism regarding activism and value promotion. Yet, I detect a less idealistic side in its foreign policy towards China, characterized by a protection of national interests. In addition, contemporary trends of liberalization suggest an entirely different dimension as well. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consumer Welfare and the European Commission

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Nicolas Pershaf; [2022]
    Keywords : Consumer welfare; European Commission; Sustainability; Digital Markets; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This essay aims to answer several questions: how is consumer welfare defined in economics and by the Commission, how has the role of the concept evolved throughout the history of the Commission’s competition policy, and how do the modern problems of digital markets and sustainability affect the role of consumer welfare? It can first be stated that there exists a clear definition and a way to measure consumer welfare in economic theory. In short, it is the difference between what consumers would have been willing to pay for a good and what they actually had to pay. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enforced Kumbaya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Zakarias Dahlberg; [2022]
    Keywords : United Nations; peacekeeping; local; peace agreements; panel data regressions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper looks at whether an implementation of a UN operation in a civil conflict effects the signing of local peace agreements. It is limited to the Africa and Middle East regions. The theory applied, and tested, is the Liberal Peace Theory. To test the question a new dataset is constructed by merging disparate datasets and data into one. READ MORE