Essays about: "accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 413 essays containing the word accountability.

  1. 1. Necesitamos vivas a nuestras hijas [We need our daughters alive]: Tensions to the functioning of the human rights mechanism of AVGM - the role of civil society and impact of societal accountability in its activation - in the state of Ciudad de México

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amanda Jäverfelt; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study explores critical perspectives on the functioning of the mechanism of Alerta de Violencia de Género Contra Las Mujeres, a legal-institutional mechanism on the prevention and elimination of feminicidal violence in México. The study uses a case study of the Mexican state of Ciudad de México, and explores the functioning of the mechanism in relation to societal accountability, and rights consciousness as a means for participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Where Did Their Tweets Go?”: A Quantitative Analysis of Parliamentarians “Missing Tweets” in Western Europe

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joseph Noonan; [2022]
    Keywords : social media; Twitter; intra-party conflict; populism; gendered incivility; legislative politics; political communication; accountability; transparency;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the factors behind politicians' ‘missing tweets’. Missing tweets are posts that were once available on Twitter but are no longer accessible. Despite numerous studies on the Twitter behavior of politicians, few explore the dynamics around politicians’ missing tweets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Talking about Europe? : Explaining the Salience of the European Union in the Plenaries of National Parliaments

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felix Lehmann; [2022]
    Keywords : national parliaments; European Union; plenary debates; public accountability; politicization; salience; principal-agent;

    Abstract : National parliaments (NPs) are vital to the European Union’s (EU’s) democratic legitimacy. They are tasked with controlling their governments through oversight and scrutiny while providing a deliberative forum by offering policy alternatives, informing, and connecting citizens to the EU. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  5. 5. INFORMATION AND QUALITY OF GOVERNANCE IN NON-DEMOCRATIC SETTINGS A Geospatial Analysis of Media Access and Quality of Public Service Provision in Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Schönenberger; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : Media Access; Accountability; Public Service Provision; Autocracies; Uganda;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated whether access to a non-state-owned radio station can improve the provision of public services at the district level as aspect of quality of governance in Uganda, depending on the visibility and street-discretion of the service. Thereby, this work attempts to fill the research gap on media access and quality of governance in a non-democratic setting. READ MORE