Essays about: "Statsvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 582 essays containing the word Statsvetenskap.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Norms in Foreign Policy : Institutionalization and the road to a feminist foreign policy in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Kamilla Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : FFP; Sweden; Feminist; Constructivist; Institutionalization; Norms; Foreign Policy;

    Abstract : In 2015 the Swedish Foreign Minister announced that the foreign policy would be feminist. This thesis aims to advance an understanding of the process of institutionalizing feminism in the Swedish foreign policy statements and the effects this has had on Swedish foreign policy priorities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Competitive, Accommodative or Neither? : An Examination of two Swedish Parties Competitiveness while in Opposition and Support Party Status

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Nathalie Gunnarsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Party competition; minority situation; minority government; support party; opposition party; cartel party thesis; model of classic opposition; Sweden.; Partikonflikt; minoritetssituation; minoritetsregering; stödparti; oppositionsparti; kartellpartiteorin; Sverige.;

    Abstract : This research aims to contribute to the knowledge gap about opposition and support parties’ competitive behaviour in minority situations where no party have a majority in the parliament. Two Swedish parties - the Centre Party and the Left Party - will be examined to answer the two overarching research questions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Balancing Independence and Neutrality : A Study of Civil Society and State Interaction

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Amanda Stjärnqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Governance; Social movements; Policy networks; Civil society; Governmental institutions; Refugee Crisis; Critical juncture; Interaction;

    Abstract : Interaction between the civil society and the state has increased in modern democracies. This thesis analyzes the forms and dynamics of the interaction between civil society and governmental institutions in Skåne about the issue of refugee reception. This is done by examining two overarching research questions: 1. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of the EU in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict : A Qualitative Case Study on the Role of the EU in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict approached through realism, liberalism and constructivism.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Elvira Sofic; [2020]
    Keywords : European Union; Palestine; Israel; Interests; Security; Military; Interdependence; International Law; Identity; Norms;

    Abstract : For over four decades, the EU has been an active external actor in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. However, the role that the EU has in the conflict, have many times been questioned. READ MORE