Essays about: "democracy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 788 essays containing the word democracy.

  1. 1. ELITE SURVIVAL FIRST, THEN MERITOCRATIZATION Implications of Elite Survival on the Meritocratization of Bureaucracies: A Panel Data Study from 1820 to 2010

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ramin Shirali; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Bureaucracy; Public administration; Meritocracy; Impartiality; Tertiary education; Political elite; Political regime; Democracy; Autocracy;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that meritocratic recruitment increases bureaucratic governance and decreases corruption (Evans and Rauch, 1999, 2000). However, less emphasis has been made on why meritocratic practices take root. This paper aims to explore this scientific gap by testing two main hypotheses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Deliberation and climate change- A quantitative analysis of potential relationships between deliberation and countries’ efforts in mitigating climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Jacobsson; [2019-02-07]
    Keywords : deliberation; democracy; CO2 emissions; environmental performance;

    Abstract : The debate whether democracy and its procedures are capable of tackling climate change has been going on for years. One mechanism that has been claimed to yield improved environmental performance is deliberation. Meetings between civil society and politicians are assumed to generate more ambitious environmental policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Sanctions and Repression : The effect of economic sanctions on repression conditional on levels of democracy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Johannes Blad; [2019]
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  4. 4. Wandering away from apartheid : A study on interracial bridging social capital in South African small-town society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Agnes-Cecilia Haglund; [2019]
    Keywords : Bridging; Social capital; Interracial interaction; Interracial integration; Desegregation; Civil society; Equality; Equal value; Trust; Cooperation; South Africa; Post-apartheid; Racism; Culture; Anthropology; Political Science; Liberal democracy; Prosperity;

    Abstract : Trust, cooperation and equal value. The purpose of the current study has been to present evidence of interracial bridging social capital between groups and individuals in South African small-town society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acting in the Interest of the Represented : A Field Experiment on Ethnic Discrimination in the Contact Between Citizens and Local Swedish Politicians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Kristiansson Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; responsiveness; Municipal Commissioners; Sweden; field experiment; correspondence testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field experiment on the topic of ethnic discrimination in the contact between citizens and local Swedish politicians. A correspondence technique was used to investigate whether ethnicity affects how responsive Municipal Commissioners are to questions regarding school politics. READ MORE