Essays about: "Law and Political Science"

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  1. 1. QUALITY OF GOVERMENT AND INTERNAL CONFLICT A large N study of developing countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Pettersson; [2018-09-14]
    Keywords : quality of government; impartiality; institutional trust; governance; good governance; political institutions; administration; bureaucracy; internal conflict; new wars; riots; protests; demonstrations; security; peace; corruption; rule of law; political science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the effect of quality of government on low-intensity internal conflict, and how this relationship could be conditioned by the extent of ethnic division, in a context of developing and newly industrialised countries. It hypothesises that (H1) impartial bureaucracy reduces internal conflict, and that (H2) this effect is diminished in highly ethnically divided societies, and finally test these propositions empirically by using data from the Quality of Government Institute’s Expert Survey and the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED). READ MORE

  2. 2. Immunity from arrest? - An analysis of obligations for State Parties to the Rome Statute to arrest and surrender a Head of State of a state not party to the Statute in a situation referred to the ICC pursuant to a UN Security Council resolution

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

    Author : Maria Sandén; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; International criminal law; Immunity; Head of State immunity; Customary international law; Rome Statute; International Criminal Court; ICC; UN Security Council; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created as a compliment to domestic courts in the global fight against impunity. However, customary international law has afforded Heads of State with immunity from prosecution, even for serious international crimes. READ MORE

  3. 3. The imagination of a dictator

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karl Månsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Turkmenistan; Rukhnama; descriptive idea analyses; imagined communities; dictatorship; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis studies three ideas represented in the political work Rukhnama written by Türkmenbaşy, the former totalitarian dictator of Turkmenistan. Using the theories of Anderson in Imagined communities, with the method of descriptive idea analysis, it comes to the conclusion that the work represents a heavily authoritarian ideology with its basis in a family structure. READ MORE

  4. 4. How the concept of fairness influences EU law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Jessica Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : Fairness; Tax; EU-law; ATAD; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The thesis presents fairness as a concept that can be defined in several ways. The different definitions overlap and influence each other in a somewhat unexpected manner. READ MORE

  5. 5. European Takeover Law and the Freedom of Establishment: Towards Efficient Regulation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Christopher Phiri; [2018]
    Keywords : European Takeover Bids Directive; Disclosure Requirements; Mandatory Bid Rule; Board Neutrality Rule; Breakthrough Rule; Squeeze-Out Right; Sell-Out Right; Independent Expert Opinion; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Takeover Bids Directive has been at the centre of criticism since it was adopted on 21 April 2004. This study adds a voice to the enduring discourse on the extent to which the Directive is fit for purpose. READ MORE