Essays about: "democratic deficit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words democratic deficit.

  1. 1. RETHINKING PARTICIPATION IN THE DIGITAL ERA Social Media Networks as a Digital Public Sphere for European Politics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fanny Ståhlkrantz Johansson; [2018-08-10]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The digital structure of social networking sites hold vast democratic value in light of the democratic deficit in the European Union. The sites have increased the possibility for the public of European citizens to participate in politics through cross-border deliberation, and has potential to constitute as a digital European public sphere. READ MORE

  2. 2. Should I stay or should I go? Images of the EU in the British press during the Brexit debate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Nadja Trebbin Harvard; [2018]
    Keywords : Brexit; media; second level agenda setting; democratic deficit; EU; UK.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Citizens of the member states of the EU generally lack knowledge about the EU. This gives the media an important role in shaping public opinion. Media ascribing attributes to a subject of public discussion, is referred to as second level agenda setting. One recurring critique against the EU is its lack of democracy. READ MORE

  3. 3. The rise or demise of 'Social Europe' - A case law study in the context of worker protection

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

    Author : Hanna Wallström; [2018]
    Keywords : EU Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union is facing several challenges of constitutional, democratic, political and social nature. One of these challenges is the EU’s ‘social deficit’. The European Commission has listened to the critique and committed itself to reorient the European integration project towards a ‘Social Europe’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Community participation in urban preservation planning: A case study of the North Central neighborhood in Charleston, SC

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Hoffman; [2016]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; community development; heritage; historic preservation; participation; urban planning;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the role of community participation in urban preservation planning processes. A case study of the North Central neighborhood in Charleston, SC is used to investigate this inquiry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mediating Democracy : A Comparative Study of the Framing of the Greek crisis in 2015 in BBCW, DW, and Euronews

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Karina Schrettle; [2016]
    Keywords : Transnational television; framing; European public sphere; Europeanization; democracy; Greek debt crisis; anti-austerity protests;

    Abstract : The EU has been struggling with major debt and refugee crises in recent years and its handling has left a lot to be desired. Additionally, the EU has been diagnosed with a ‘democratic deficit’ as well as being invisible in the public spheres of its member states. READ MORE