Essays about: "democracy"

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  1. 1. The implicit ideas behind ‘Valkompassen’ : An ideal type analysis of the democratic presuppositions in Voting Advice Applications

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Alderblad; [2023]
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    Abstract : With Voting Advice Applications changing how people engage in democracy it has become more important to understand the work behind them. Much research has been given to the algorithm and methodology, but less has focused on the ideas that presupposes the development process. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Dynamics of the NATO expansion to the Baltic states : A study about NATO with a focus on the United States from a Realism perspective

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Pontus Jaktlund Gunnarsson; [2023]
    Keywords : United States; Russia; Realism; NATO; International Relations; Foreign Policy; Baltic States; Qualitative Text Analysis;

    Abstract : During the Cold War, NATO had proved itself successful in protecting the West. Therefore, NATO was seen as an organization that had the potential of maintaining security, democracy and peace. It has been repeatedly suggested that the US promised Russia no more NATO expansion. A promise which was broken in the 90s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technocracy and its Critics : Scientists’ attitudes about technocracy, democracy and their role in society

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Westin; [2023]
    Keywords : Technocracy; democracy; expert rule; expertise; science; the scientific community;

    Abstract : The theoretical conflict between democracy and technocracy (rule by those with knowledge or skill) is an issue of ever-present interest in political science and democratic theory. In recent decades, much scholarship has shown that the influence of science and scientists over politics has grown more and more significant, in different ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. INACTION OR ACTION ON DEMOCRATIC BACKSLIDING IN HUNGARY : A QUESTION OF WHICH TYPE OF RHETORIC IS MOST COMMON IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maria Elisabeth Bendixen; [2023]
    Keywords : Democratic backsliding; Hungary; the EU; the European Parliament;

    Abstract : The thesis studies the most recent debate on the issue of democratic backsliding in Hungary, and more specifically, if a rhetoric of inaction was dominant in the plenary debate of the European Parliament. Democratic backsliding is a crucial topic to research in the context of the European Parliament’s recent attempts to take a more active role in defending the European  Union’s fundamental values. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Consolidation to Democratic Erosion: The Case of Hungary : A Qualitative Theory Consuming Case Study on Democratic Backsliding in Hungary

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Yassin Laghmari; [2023]
    Keywords : Democratic backsliding; hybrid regime; five arenas; democratisation; democracy; EU; Hungary; liberalisation; democratic transition; theory consuming;

    Abstract : The rapid decline of democracy in Hungary has been one of the EU's most challenging phenomena. The Hungarian parliamentary elections in 2010 saw Viktor Orban's Fidesz party rise to prominence and win a majority in the Hungarian parliament. READ MORE