Essays about: "Political reform"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 268 essays containing the words Political reform.

  1. 1. Exploring metropolitan governance in the Öresund Region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Roger Barres; [2021]
    Keywords : metropolitan area; city-region; metropolitan governance; urban politics; cross-border metropolitan region; democratic governance; Öresund region;

    Abstract : For the first time in history, more people in the world live in urban areas than in rural areas. Almost half of this world urban population now live in metropolitan areas, which are becoming central spaces of world economic and social activity, and where major global challenges happen and should be tackled. READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowerment for Whom? Evaluating Women's Empowerment under Indigenous Self-Governance in Oaxaca, Mexico

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Hugo De Geer Wikner; Klara Gullström; [2021]
    Keywords : Development; Governance; Gender Equality; Customary Law; Empowerment;

    Abstract : Recognising indigenous people's rights has been a priority for Latin American countries since the late 1990s. Yet, a legal recognition of their self-governance has been controversial as they are argued to contrast with liberal values of gender equality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Navigating EU Norms : A Case Study of Norm Resistance in Georgia's Electoral Reform Process

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Bibbi Pehrson; [2021]
    Keywords : normative power; EU; Eastern Partnership; norm resistance; rhetorical adaptations; Georgia; electoral reform;

    Abstract : EU’s international role as a normative power can be questioned as the current foreign policy of the Eastern Partnership implies a limit to the union’s ability to democratize. An alignment with EU norms is often seen through a dichotomy of compliance or non-compliance, overlooking other forms of resistance stemming from a nexus of international compliance pressure, and defiance pressure from hybrid regime structures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is this a country? The Candlelight movement protests as a force impacting democracy in Korea

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elsa Ström; [2021]
    Keywords : social movements; democracy; South Korea; Candlelight protests 2016-2017; corruption; Park Geun-Hye; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : South Korea has gone from a military dictatorship to being the highest-ranking Asian country in terms of democracy over the last 35 years. In 2016, massive social movement protests broke out after media uncovered accounts of widespread corruption by then President Park Geun-Hye. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Pursuit of environmentally-friendly transportation: The role of two advocacy coalitions in developing emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles in the EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Bergh; [2020-11-06]
    Keywords : heavy-duty vehicles; emission standards; the automotive industry; environmental concerns; advocacy coalitions; governance; beliefs; policy-oriented learning;

    Abstract : In recent years, the environment has become a central theme in the EU. Policies for protecting the environment have been adopted, while, at the same time, the EU has developed into a multi-layered political system subject to lobbying and maintaining of interests in the policy-making process. READ MORE