Essays about: "democracy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 917 essays containing the word democracy.

  1. 1. A BALANCING ACT? A study on Sweden’s ambivalence in responding to pressure from the Chinese embassy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karin Ek Thorbjörnsson; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : Swedish press; sharp power; authoritarianism;

    Abstract : Ever since Sweden was the first Western democracy to officially recognise the People’s Republic of China shortly after its establishment in 1949, the two states have enjoyed decades of successful and beneficial bilateral cooperation. However, the literature states that maintaining bilateral cooperation with a growing authoritarian great power has generated an ambivalence from Sweden on sensitive issues regarding China, in order to not jeopardize domestic economic interests. READ MORE

  2. 2. POWERLESS OPPOSITION Opposition’s Legislative Chances in Autocratizing Regimes: The Case of Ukraine

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Zhaha; [2020-07-02]
    Keywords : legislative success; opposition; consensus democracy; autocratization;

    Abstract : The assumption permeating this thesis is that, in the consensus democracy, the government should respond to the minority interests, which are operationalized as bills sponsored by the opposition. The research pays attention to the typical case of autocratizing states with gradual democratic backsliding – Ukraine. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE CONNECTION BETWEEN EFFECTIVE DEMOCRATIC AID AND IGO MEMBERSHIP

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Dennis Fonseca Karlsson; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Democracy aid; Democratic development; International governmental organizations; Socialization;

    Abstract : International governmental organizations (IGO) are a large and natural part of the international arena, the same goes for democracy assistance in various forms. Although extensive research has been conducted on both these areas, surprisingly little has been explored about how these large subjects together affects democratic development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biopolitical bodies at the Greek-Turkish border

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Giorgos Litsis; [2020]
    Keywords : Biopolitics; state of exception; bare life; homo sacer; borders;

    Abstract : On 27 February 2020, Erdogan announced that he would open the Turkish border, allowing refugees to cross into Europe. Greece’s response was the deployment of military forces and the suspension of asylum applications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Up next: Recommended for you by YouTube : A case study analysis on the implications of YouTube’s advertising-based business model on the US 2016 presidential elections.

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Anne-Lotte Hoekstra; [2020]
    Keywords : persuasive technology; social media theory; advertisement-based business model; game theory; sensationalism.; övertygande teknik; teori för sociala medier; annonsbaserad affärsmodell; spelteori; sensationalism;

    Abstract : The information technology revolution has completely changed the world economy. This industry that has revolutionized many aspects of social life, created an incredible amount of jobs, and generated an enormous amount of wealth, has been growing exponentially fast since the beginning of this century. READ MORE