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  1. 1. Relations of Power and Democratic Accountability in Investor-State Arbitration

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Mohlin; [2020]
    Keywords : International investment law; public international law; international economic law; investor-state arbitration; investor-state dispute settlement; ISDS; investment arbitration; international arbitration; accountability; democratic accountability; Michel Foucault; Foucault; folkrätt; internationell investeringsrätt; internationell ekonomisk rätt;

    Abstract : International investment agreements largely cover today’s transnational investments. These agreements confer certain substantive rights to foreign investors while simultaneously obliging host-states to act in a given manner so as to not interfere with the investments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Social Representation of Populism in Europe : A cross-sectional case study of populist supporters across four European states.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mohammad Ameer Hassan Farooq; [2019]
    Keywords : Populist Parties; Social Representation; Identity Politics; Trust; Institutions; Democratic Deficit; The Elite;

    Abstract : The following paper focuses on the relatively new rise of populism which has seen a surge across states across the western world. Populism refers to governance of and for the people, as opposed to the ruling elites. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transnational lists : An opportunity for the future?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linda Nieminen; [2019]
    Keywords : the European Union; the European Parliament; European elections; transnational lists; Jürgen Habermas; idea-analytical approach; framing method;

    Abstract : In the tumultuous political climate following Brexit, a new energy has been given to the idea of establishing transnational lists for the European elections. With the ever-increasing need for democratic legitimacy on the EU stage, the system of transnational lists is viewed by many as a salvation to the problem with democratic deficit within the European Union. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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