Essays about: "Regime survival"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words Regime survival.

  1. 1. Authority Patterns Over Time : a comparison of asymmetric relationships on a local level in India between the 1960s, 1980s and 2010s

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Arvids; [2021]
    Keywords : authority patterns; asymmetric relations; India;

    Abstract : This study seeks to investigate how authority patterns have changed over time in the Indian districts Guntur and Krishna, by focusing on authority patterns as social relationships. Previous research on authority patterns often focuses on authority patterns as regime types, describing whether a regime is democratic or autocratic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Master’s Thesis in Political Science Democratization in southern Africa: Process and Challenges : A case study of Zimbabwe’s divergent path in its democratic transition

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Dorcas Hällstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Democratization; democratic transition; authoritarian rule; dominant party system; power dynamics; power capture; power division; power sharing;

    Abstract : Despite promising prospects to transition towards a democracy after attaining its independence in 1980, Zimbabwe somehow fell into authoritarian rule and became increasingly undemocratic compared to other countries in southern Africa. Therefore, this thesis seeks to understand why a “most likely” case of democratization in the region failed and instead slipped into authoritarianism between 1980 and 2000. READ MORE

  3. 3. The prognostic utility of p16 overexpression and Human Papillomavirus DNA presence in base of tongue cancer patients: A retrospective cohort study in Region Örebro County.

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Max Waenerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : HPV; prognosis; tongue; cancer; p16;

    Abstract : Background: The overall good prognosis for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) driven base of the tongue cancer has prompted an increasing interest in whether this group could benefit from a less aggressive treatment regime. Different studies have drawn different conclusions as to which laboratory test should be used to identify these patients, using the surrogate marker p16, analyzing for HPV presence or both. READ MORE

  4. 4. ELITE SURVIVAL FIRST, THEN MERITOCRATIZATION Implications of Elite Survival on the Meritocratization of Bureaucracies: A Panel Data Study from 1820 to 2010

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ramin Shirali; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Bureaucracy; Public administration; Meritocracy; Impartiality; Tertiary education; Political elite; Political regime; Democracy; Autocracy;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that meritocratic recruitment increases bureaucratic governance and decreases corruption (Evans and Rauch, 1999, 2000). However, less emphasis has been made on why meritocratic practices take root. This paper aims to explore this scientific gap by testing two main hypotheses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding Iran ́s Nuclear Restraint : A case study of Iran ́s decision to sign the JCPOA

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Martin Moks; [2018]
    Keywords : Iran; Nuclear Restraint; JCPOA; Moderates; Principalists; Factionalism; Sanctions; Non-Proliferation theory;

    Abstract : The spread of nuclear weapons is one of the greatest threats to world peace and has generateda scholarly debate concerning what underlying factors drive nuclear proliferation.Iran had for many years been accused of trying to develop a clandestine nuclear weapons programwhich has been a source of great concernon the world stage. READ MORE