Essays about: "comparative study"

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  1. 1. GERRYMANDERING THE SLAYING OF AMERICA’S VOTING DRAGON. A Study of Congressional Redistricting in US Elections

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Margot Mandula; [2021-10-13]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This Master Thesis through the theoretical construction of depoliticization and public bureaucracy a discussion of US Congressional elections and the role of their redistricting authorities will lead the discussion of keeping the government “above politics”. Through a Qualitative Comparative Case Study of two separate redistricting authorities, coupled with a content analysis of legislative information on redistricting organization, legal cases and interviews with acting attorneys, the thesis will attempt to analyze the process links between redistricting authorities and election results from the 2012 US Congressional Elections. READ MORE

  2. 2. REGIONAL REPRESENTATION OFFICES AND THEIR LOBBYING ACTIVITIES IN THE EU ARENA - A comparative interview study of Swedish regional offices in Brussels

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Sava; [2021-10-04]
    Keywords : Representation offices; administrative regions; lobbying activities;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the lobbying activities among regional offices representing administrative regions to explore differences and similarities in relation to three theoretical aspects; mission and principals, resources and lobbying tactics. Moreover, the thesis also aims to analyse how these differences and similarities correspond to theoretical perceptions from previous research on administrative regions’ offices and their lobbying activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resilience and vulnerability in the tourism industry during a pandemic. A comparative study between Finland and Sweden on different geographical scales

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Skutnabba; [2021-09-14]
    Keywords : Covid-19; tourism; resilience; vulnerability; crisis management;

    Abstract : In 2020 the Covid-19 virus spread rapidly and became a global pandemic. This had a severeimpact on the tourism industry since travel was halted due to restrictions imposed to stop thepandemic. This makes it an essential geographical problem since tourism is about the movementof people in different environments. READ MORE

  4. 4. What triggers negativity in candidates´campaigns? Examining the importance of personal characteristics, the role of the media, and the election context.

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

    Author : Kyriakos Konstanta; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : campaigns; attack politics;

    Abstract : Research in negative campaigning is growing throughout the years, however, the focus by researchers has been put into negativity’s effects. The present study seeks to address the research void detected in the negative campaigning’s drivers. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE EDUCATION EFFECT – GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES IN DISGUISE? A longitudinal comparative study examining reasons for the liberalizing effect of education on socio-cultural attitudes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hilma Lindskog; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : education; socio-cultural attitudes; generations; socialization; comparative;

    Abstract : The rise of a socio-cultural political dimension in post-industrial societies has substantially changed former patterns of political conflicts. Prior research has established that the level of education is the most predictive characteristic for different individual positions within this value-based dimension. READ MORE