Essays about: "Politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 942 essays containing the word Politics.

  1. 1. Unintentionally Helping the Radical Right? : A Study on the Swedish Established Parties' Articulation on the Immigration Issue and the Electoral Support for the Swedish Radical Right.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Martin Bernerstedt; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In recent years Sweden has witnessed an unprecedented electoral support for the radical right in domestic politics. Similar developments for radical right parties have in the last decades been observed around Western Europe, and scholars have tried to identify the reasons for this (arguably surprising) political trend. READ MORE

  2. 2. We Want to Be in the Room Where it Happens : Challenges for Women's Representation in the Zambian Parliament

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Deborah Solomon; [2019]
    Keywords : Women Peace and Security; Representation; Zambia; Human Security; kvinnor fred och säkerhet; Zambia; mänsklig säkerhet;

    Abstract : This essay explores the cultural and socio-economic barriers for women’s political representation in Zambian politics as well as the importance of women’s representation for their human security. Due to a Western focus on earlier research, a developing country was chosen in order to investigate any differing perspectives that would emerge. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Media’s war on women in politics?” : A quantitative content analysis of Swedish print media’s portrayal of Anna Kinberg Batra and Ulf Kristersson

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Siri Fuglstad; [2019]
    Keywords : Anna Kinberg Batra; Ulf Kristersson; Gender-biased media; Gender Equality; Quantitative Content Analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to achieve a deeper understanding of how media portrays politicians and examine whether media is gender-biased. This is done by carrying out a case study within the Swedish context, which compares print media’s portrayal of the Moderate party’s former leader Anna Kinberg Batra with their current leader Ulf Kristersson. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Like in Europe”: Promotional Discourses of the Stipend Reduction and Justification of the Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Daria Popova; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; post-Soviet Ukraine; post-Maidan politics; nationalism; neoliberal state.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research explores the promotional discourses the neoliberal experts and politicians use to legitimise the stipend shortages to the students, whose interests this policy contradicts. The thesis argues that the proponents of the reform established the dialogue with the opposition in order to avoid the large-scale protests against the policy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acting in the Interest of the Represented : A Field Experiment on Ethnic Discrimination in the Contact Between Citizens and Local Swedish Politicians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Kristiansson Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; responsiveness; Municipal Commissioners; Sweden; field experiment; correspondence testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field experiment on the topic of ethnic discrimination in the contact between citizens and local Swedish politicians. A correspondence technique was used to investigate whether ethnicity affects how responsive Municipal Commissioners are to questions regarding school politics. READ MORE