Essays about: "Statsvetenskap"

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  1. 1. Stalling Democracy in the Middle East : Failure of US Foreign Policy or Absence of Democratic Culture?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Erik Paananen; [2022]
    Keywords : Middle East; United States interventions; Democratic culture; Case studies; nationally representative public opinion surveys.;

    Abstract : The objective of this essay is to investigate whether the repeated failures to democratize in the Middle East depends on the United States' unsuccessful foreign policy or if it is caused by an absence of democratic culture, focusing primarily on Afghanistan whilst also including Iraq and Libya based on the criteria of having been the subject of US military incursion(s). The research made for this paper is based upon the case study method combined with a quantitative dataset from the Arab Barometer in order to measure democratic culture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ideological change within the GOP : A theory testing of Downs on the acceptance speeches between 2000-2020

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Amanda Lind; [2022]
    Keywords : Republican; Downs; abortion; migration; taxes; policy; ideology; change;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to investigate the ideological change of the republican party through their migration, abortion and tax policies based on their presidential candidate’s acceptance speeches between 2000 and 2020. The study then aims to explain the ideological change through the vote maximizing theory of Downs (1957). READ MORE

  3. 3. Pax Mafiosa : A Comparative Study of the Camorra and the ‘Ndrangheta’s Transnational Expansions in 1990-2021

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Victor Heidenfors Armblad; [2022]
    Keywords : Organized crime; rational choice theory; offensive realism; ‘Ndrangheta; Camorra;

    Abstract : In this comparative study the aim is to test the explanatory value and what can be inferred from theory building of criminological rational choice theory and offensive realism on the transnational expansions of organized criminal groups. Two analytical models, based upon the works of Ronald Clarke, Derek B. Cornish and John J. READ MORE

  4. 4. Russia's use of Hybrid Warfare against the European Union 2014-2020 : A qualitative content analysis

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Michelle Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Hybrid Warfare; European Union; Russia;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to analyze and describe Russia’s Hybrid Warfare against the European Union between the years 2014-2020. The research question conducted is: In what ways has Russia been using hybrid warfare against the European Union between 2014-2020? This is conducted through an operationalization on the concept Hybrid Warfare, using the categories from the MPECI-framework (Military, Political, Economic, Civil, and Information) created by the Multinational Capability Development Campaign along with the use of previous research on the subject. READ MORE

  5. 5. The relationship between prostitution policy and human trafficking for sexual purposes : A comparative case study of Sweden and the Netherlands.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Angelika Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Prostitution policy; Sex Trafficking; Three-pronged approach; Sexual Liberals; Radical Feminism; Case study;

    Abstract : This thesis explores to what extent prostitution policy can influence human trafficking for sexual purposes. It questions if criminalization of prostitution and legalization of prostitution can result in different outcomes, interfering with sex trafficking. READ MORE