Essays about: "United States"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1034 essays containing the words United States.

  1. 1. (RE)INSTALLING THE PATRIARCHAL SOCIETAL STRUCTURE A discourse analysis of the current attempts of prohibiting abortion in the state of Ohio

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Söderqvist; [2021-04-16]
    Keywords : Abortion; Backlash; Power; Hegemonic intervention; United States; Roe v. Wade; Reproductive rights; Pro-choice; Pro-life;

    Abstract : Abortion is a highly debated topic, it has created a polarization between the ideologies of prochoice, the right to freely make your own choices, and pro-life, that all life has the right to be preserved. In the United States this debate is especially prominent, even though abortion is a right due to the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade. READ MORE

  2. 2. Security Transaction Taxes and Long-Term Volatility

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Guillem Ventura I Gabarró; [2021]
    Keywords : Securities tax; financial transaction tax; volatility; financial market; Tobin tax;

    Abstract : The impact of Security Transaction Taxes (STTs) on the financial market has been studied by authors for decades, showing mixed results between positive, negative, or insignificant relations between STTs and financial volatility. This thesis adds a new approach to previous studies by taking an innovative long-term approach to the topic, analysing the effect of both the New York State STT (1905 – 1981) and the United States STT (1914 – 1966) on volatility in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ as measured by the S&P500 Index. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do ESG risks influence M&A transactions? Evidence from the United States

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Daniel Worring Pozo; [2021]
    Keywords : ESG Risks; Mergers and Acquisitions; Deal Completion Likelihood; Deal Duration; Bid Premium;

    Abstract : Using two large samples of US M&A transactions, this study assesses whether reputational ESG risks of targets and acquirors influence deal completion likelihood, deal duration and bid premium of the transaction. Higher reputational ESG risks of the acquiror are connected to a longer deal duration if the transaction includes a large target or does not involve a tender offer, as well as to a decreased deal completion likelihood for non-competitive and non-tender transactions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The United States involvement in Yemen : A case study with rational and humanitarian reasoning of the involvement, influence and its objective

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linnea Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : United States; Yemen; Middle East; Saudi Arabia; Responsibility to protect; Rational choice theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine why the US is involved in Yemen’s civil war and what factors are contributing to its involvement, particularly if the US involvement in Yemen is based on self-interest or humanitarian motives. As a qualitive desk study, this research uses rational choice theory and the humanitarian intervention framework as its analytical framework. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Roles Represented by the Four Main Characters in Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Sara Niklasson; [2021]
    Keywords : Gender roles; Gone with the Wind; Margaret Mitchell;

    Abstract : Margaret Mitchell’s one and only novel, Gone with the Wind, was an instant hit when it waspublished in 1936. The novel is a romantic tragedy that takes place in a very traditional society inthe state of Georgia in the United States before, during, and after the Civil War. READ MORE