Essays about: "Violence"

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  1. 1. WHY WOMEN’S DESCRIPTIVE REPRESENTATION DOES NOT LEAD TO SUBSTANTIVE REPRESENTATION: An interview study of women politician’s perceptions of hindrances for political inclusion in Bolivia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Granlund; [2023-01-30]
    Keywords : Substantive representation; Women; Hindrances; Informal institutions; Bolivia;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand why a high descriptive representation does not result in a high substantive representation. The theory of politics of presence (Phillips, 1995) suggests that there should be a link between descriptive and substantive representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effects of Indirect Rule on Electoral Violence : A Quantitative Study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fabian Stigar; [2023]
    Keywords : Electoral violence; Colonial legacies; Indirect rule; Direct rule;

    Abstract : Elections are a democratic process intended to create peaceful and legitimate transfers of power. However, since the second and third waves of democratisation, policymakers and researchers have observed that electoral processes are transformed into arenas for political gain through violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unseen but Not Unheard: A Qualitative Study on Social Workers in Illinois, USA, That Work with Children Who Witness Domestic Violence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Mei Johnson Petri; [2023]
    Keywords : Domestic Violence; Children Witnessing Violence; Social Work; Human Needs; Coping; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : According to a previous study on domestic violence, in homes where violence occurs, 90 percent of children witness the abuse that takes place. The aim of this study is to understand how witnessing domestic violence affects children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Former Child Soldiers Perception of Power : Females captured by the LRA's attitudes towards the people in power in the bush and its effects on them as women

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Ebba Gustafsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Empowerment; female empowerment; gender equality; gender inequality; feminism; child soldier; female former child soldier; SDGs; sustainable development goals; Lord s Resistance army; LRA;

    Abstract : The research aims to understand how female former child soldiers describe the ones who had power over them in the bush of Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to understand how patriarchal beliefs in a society affect vulnerable women. The researcher wishes to enhance the importance of working against patriarchal beliefs and stopping child abductions for the sake of young women’s empowerment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Watchdogs or Instigators? : Examining the Impact of Election-Observation Reports on Government-Supported Post-Election Violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lisa Fyrenius; [2023]
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