Essays about: "civil society"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 475 essays containing the words civil society.

  1. 1. Deliberation and climate change- A quantitative analysis of potential relationships between deliberation and countries’ efforts in mitigating climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Jacobsson; [2019-02-07]
    Keywords : deliberation; democracy; CO2 emissions; environmental performance;

    Abstract : The debate whether democracy and its procedures are capable of tackling climate change has been going on for years. One mechanism that has been claimed to yield improved environmental performance is deliberation. Meetings between civil society and politicians are assumed to generate more ambitious environmental policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wandering away from apartheid : A study on interracial bridging social capital in South African small-town society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Agnes-Cecilia Haglund; [2019]
    Keywords : Bridging; Social capital; Interracial interaction; Interracial integration; Desegregation; Civil society; Equality; Equal value; Trust; Cooperation; South Africa; Post-apartheid; Racism; Culture; Anthropology; Political Science; Liberal democracy; Prosperity;

    Abstract : Trust, cooperation and equal value. The purpose of the current study has been to present evidence of interracial bridging social capital between groups and individuals in South African small-town society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shopping for an I : Consumer identities in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Alexandra Torsell Starud; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Intersectional; BLM; Consumerism;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates to role consumerism plays when young, black, underclass characters try to build their identities in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (1970) and Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give (2017). Through implementing intersectional analysis and postcolonial theory this essay discusses how social positions are read and understood in a mass culture that heavily favours the visual. READ MORE

  4. 4. Putin's authoritarian state : the consolidation of an authoritarian regime through the use of 'soft powers'

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Rebecca Esselgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Putin; Russia; Soft power; Authoritarian regime; consolidation;

    Abstract : Putin’s authoritarian rule reaches all areas of Russian society, this can be attributed to the soft powers that the regime uses to further establish their power. The basis of this research is a theory from the book Authoritarianism goes global, where the authors describes the importance of soft powers in an authoritarian regime. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biggest Effect on Attrition Among Enlisted U.S Marines : A qualitative field study 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sara Fresker; [2019]
    Keywords : United States Marine Corps; Attrition; Reenlistment; Dissatisfaction; Rational Choice; Amerikanska Marinkåren; Militär Separation; Missnöje; Rationellt val;

    Abstract : The military has an important role in peace and development work. Having skilled, experienced and knowledgeable personnel on peace-promoting missions abroad is crucial to ensure the missions success. A consequence of attrition is that military organizations lose valuable skills, experiences and qualities of service members. READ MORE