Essays about: "Legitimacy"

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  1. 1. WHY WOMEN’S DESCRIPTIVE REPRESENTATION DOES NOT LEAD TO SUBSTANTIVE REPRESENTATION: An interview study of women politician’s perceptions of hindrances for political inclusion in Bolivia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Granlund; [2023-01-30]
    Keywords : Substantive representation; Women; Hindrances; Informal institutions; Bolivia;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand why a high descriptive representation does not result in a high substantive representation. The theory of politics of presence (Phillips, 1995) suggests that there should be a link between descriptive and substantive representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Employing Genocide : Narratives, Ethnic Identities, and Political Legitimacy in Post-Genocide Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Gustaf Hallström; [2023]
    Keywords : Rwanda; Genocide; narratives; memory politics; ethnicity; identity; collective identity; power struggle; Paul Kagame; social psychology; collective memory; politics of memory; memory consumers; politicised identities; reconciliation; official narratives;

    Abstract : This thesis offers an analysis on the memory politics in post-genocide Rwanda, and examines the official narratives regarding history, ethnicity, and identity in order to analyse how political elites in Rwanda politicises collective identity and transforms the social environment of its population through establishing power struggles. By adopting of a qualitative content analysis, the thesis focuses on the speeches by the president Paul Kagame held at the start of each year’s commemorative event of the genocide, known as Kwibuka. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Gender Perspective on Repression the Effect of Gender-based Violence on the Likelihood of Success for Maximalist Nonviolent Campaigns

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

    Author : Olivia Karlsson; [2023]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates how repression in the form of gender-based violence (GBV) towards women in maximalist nonviolent campaigns affect the likelihood of success for the campaigns, as this has been identified as a gap in the previous research. The hypothesis in the paper was that maximalist nonviolent campaigns where women have been subjected to gender-based violence are more likely to succeed than campaigns where women have not been subjected to gender-based violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Brand Activism in a Changing Environment - A Qualitative Case Study on how Sportswear Organizations navigate Social Brand Activism whilst remaining Authentic

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Lovisa Bivstedt; Miranda Sjöqvist; [2023]
    Keywords : Sportswear Organisations; Social Brand Activism; Navigation; Woke Washing; Disclosure;

    Abstract : Through a qualitative study, this thesis aims to investigate how sportswear companies navigate in the new complex field of social brand activism while remaining authentic to their customers and stakeholders. The thesis is conducted in a case study setting, where a total of nine interviews were executed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finding Legitimacy : Discourse Analysis on Authoritarian Legitimacy in Chinese State-run Media News Articles

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ellinor Fast; [2023]
    Keywords : Authoritarian environmentalism; Authoritarian legitimacy; China; International climate change negotiations; Discourse analysis.;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to examine the construction of legitimization strategies in Chinese state-run media connected to China’s role and efforts in international climate change negotiations. To understand how authoritarian environmentalism is legitimized, i.e. READ MORE