Essays about: "civil society"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 452 essays containing the words civil society.

  1. 1. THE EFFECT OF CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC INSECURITY ON AUTHORITARIAN ATTITUDES A study on the effect of cultural and economic insecurity on authoritarian attitudes depending on level of post-materialism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Nagi; [2019-08-08]
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    Abstract : This thesis explores the relationship between cultural and economic insecurity in post-materialist and materialist countries. This is done using OLS regression to test whether the effect of different forms of insecurity on authoritarian attitudes differs between materialist and post-materialist countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Local NGOs’ Contribution to Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention in the Southern Region of Ukraine

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Oksana Tarapatova; [2019]
    Keywords : Ukraine; peacebuilding; conflict prevention; civil society; NGOs;

    Abstract : Since the end of the Cold War peacebuilding and conflict prevention became an important part of the international agenda in the processes of achieving peace. Nowadays there is an acknowledgment that civil society is an important actor that shares responsibility with the state, international actors, and contributes to rebuilding of states and societies after violent conflicts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Putting people back into the economy: Urban restructuring and emerging alternatives in time of crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Madeleine Wahlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Social and solidarity economy; social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Barcelona; urban governance; social justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many cities around the world, the financial crisis 2007 served as an opportunity both for grassroots movements and governments to rethink existing models of urban development. Some authors have pointed out that the crisis served to elevate discourses for progressive post-neoliberal urban transformations. READ MORE

  5. 5. From government to network governance - Exploring the governance of complex societal problems

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Kinnunen; Stewart Rebecca; [2019]
    Keywords : public sector governance; network governance; new public management; institutional logics; municipality; hierarchy; organizational culture; organisational structure; bureaucracy;

    Abstract : The demands placed on governmental organizations by society have become increasingly diverse, unpredictable and interconnected with the rise of complex societal problems. The failure of traditional forms of government to manage the diversity of citizens’ needs has led to calls for more adaptable and networked forms of governance. READ MORE