Essays about: "democracy"

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  1. 1. Stalling Democracy in the Middle East : Failure of US Foreign Policy or Absence of Democratic Culture?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Erik Paananen; [2022]
    Keywords : Middle East; United States interventions; Democratic culture; Case studies; nationally representative public opinion surveys.;

    Abstract : The objective of this essay is to investigate whether the repeated failures to democratize in the Middle East depends on the United States' unsuccessful foreign policy or if it is caused by an absence of democratic culture, focusing primarily on Afghanistan whilst also including Iraq and Libya based on the criteria of having been the subject of US military incursion(s). The research made for this paper is based upon the case study method combined with a quantitative dataset from the Arab Barometer in order to measure democratic culture. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Dissatisfied Right:A Micro-Level Analysis of Political Dissatisfaction in Supporters of the Populist Radical Right in Rural East Germany

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Franziska Höhne; [2021-10-14]
    Keywords : political dissatisfaction; populism; PRR; electorate; AfD; east Germany;

    Abstract : Contemporary election results of the populist radical right (PRR) reveal significant spatial variation of PRR support within countries. To a large extent, this variation is believed to be based on local and regional differences within the PRR’s electorate, which calls for the inclusion of micro-level analyses in our study of the PRR. READ MORE

  3. 3. “THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY” The Ethnographic Content Analysis of the Negative Political Ads in the Post-Soviet Hybrid Democracy

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

    Author : Tamar Samkharadze; [2021-09-13]
    Keywords : Negative Campaigning; Attack ads; Post-Soviet; Hybrid democracy; Personalization of Politics; Ethnographic Content Analysis;

    Abstract : Research in field negative campaigning has demonstrated an anglophone nature. Little is known about strategies of negativity beyond American and the Western European scope. READ MORE

  4. 4. The EU’s democracy assistance efforts in Belarus - An analysis of the character of EU democracy assistance and involvement in the mass protests of 2020-2021 in Belarus

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fanny Flyborg; [2021-08-30]
    Keywords : European Union; Belarus; Democracy; Mass Protests; Linkage; Leverage; Democracy Assistance; Authoritarian; Civil Society;

    Abstract : During recent events, Belarus has come under the light due to the falsified re-election of Lukashenko in 2020. Mass protests arose, and the civil society’s demand for democracy became clear. READ MORE

  5. 5. When fake news make the news. A study of journalistic boundaries.

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

    Author : Anton Fridolfsson; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Fake news; post-truth; professional boundaries; boundary work; journalistic paradigm; propaganda; misleading information;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a spearheaded look at a modern, much-talked about concept of misleadinginformation known as ”fake news”, and how traditional journalists have handled its emergence with regards to their professional boundaries. Built on the premise that who and what is to be considered journalism is a constant battle continuously fought between professional journalists and actors trying to lay claim to their professional territory, through the use of qualitative ethnographic content analysis of 88 journalistic texts, the study’s aim is to take initiative in academic concept development of how to define fake news, and explore in what ways traditional journalists have defended their professional boundaries, in light of the threat provided by the increasing prevalence of misleading content in the information ecosystem, as well as by an anti-establishment, critical of-traditonal-media post-truth culture. READ MORE