Essays about: "democratic deficit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 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]
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    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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  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. Reconsidering the EU’s ‘democratic deficit’ – A deliberative perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Christina Schmahl; [2015-12-10]
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    Abstract : The debate on the ‘democratic deficit’ of the European Union is omnipresent at times when rapid intergovernmentaland insufficiently legitimised policy decisions are taken in order to resolve the effects of the current Eurozone crisis. Taking a deliberative perspective on the question whether the EU actually suffers a ‘democratic deficit’, this thesis develops an analytical framework based on the normative cornerstones of deliberative theory. READ MORE