Essays about: "democracy sovereignty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words democracy sovereignty.

  1. 1. A State of One's Own? - A Legal Study of the Right to Self-Determination and Secession with Focus on the case of Québec and Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Hilda Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : public international law; self-determination; secession; territorial integrity; human rights; democracy; sovereignty; minority rights; Quebec; Canada; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the right of a people to self-determination and the possibility of secession in a democratic context, focusing on the Québec-Canada case. To that end, it studies (1) the historic and contemporary relationship between Québec and Canada, (2) the meaning of the right to self-determination within international law, (3) possibilities for unilateral secession, and (4) secession by virtue of democracy. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Michelle Marie Soukup; [2020]
    Keywords : conflict; religious freedom; freedom of the media; national identity; Ukraine; Russia; international organizations;

    Abstract : The Russian-Ukrainian tensions have recently sparked greater debates on an international scale, particularly since the Russian attack on Ukrainian independence in 2014. For the purpose of being able to contribute to these, my thesis explores the underlying problems causing this most recent conflict in the modern history. READ MORE

  3. 3. Relations of Power and Democratic Accountability in Investor-State Arbitration

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Mohlin; [2020]
    Keywords : International investment law; public international law; international economic law; investor-state arbitration; investor-state dispute settlement; ISDS; investment arbitration; international arbitration; accountability; democratic accountability; Michel Foucault; Foucault; folkrätt; internationell investeringsrätt; internationell ekonomisk rätt;

    Abstract : International investment agreements largely cover today’s transnational investments. These agreements confer certain substantive rights to foreign investors while simultaneously obliging host-states to act in a given manner so as to not interfere with the investments. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Catalonia, 2017: strategies of legitimation in political discourses.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Ramir Rabaza Jiménez; [2020]
    Keywords : Spain; Catalonia; autonomy; referendum; sovereignty; constitutionalism; self-determination; secession; independence; sub-nationalisms;

    Abstract : The relation between the Catalan nationalist forces as well as the other sub-nationalisms and the Spanish Government has been a matter discussed throughout all the Spanish democracy. In recent years the challenge to the Spanish state set by the Catalan government when taking a unilateral approach on Independence has resulted in the imprisonment and exile of political leaders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Democratic global environmental governance: An oxymoron or a matter of ideals? : A study of the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Ema Lindén Glad; Joakim Nersing; [2019]
    Keywords : The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; United Nations; sustainable development; transnational democracy; global environmental governance; typological content analysis; cosmopolitan democracy; deliberative democracy; stakeholder democracy;

    Abstract : Today, one of the most compelling issues facing students of environmental politics is global environmental governance’s democratic legitimacy. Critics of multilateral and transnational sustainable development negotiations and implementations perceive these as democratically deficient, due to non-state actors deciding over nation-state politics. READ MORE