Essays about: "democratic deficit"

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  1. 6. 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

  2. 7. 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

  3. 8. Closing the gap : How the European Union turns to communication to engage the citizens in the elections

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Daniela Brandel; [2016]
    Keywords : Communication campaign; Democratic deficit; European Commission; European elections 2014; European idea; European identity; European Parliament; European Union; EU; Public communication; Strategic communication; Demokratiskt underskott; Europatanken; Europaparlamentet; Europavalet 2014; Europeisk identitet; Europeiska kommissionen; Europeiska unionen; EU; Kommunikationskampanj; Offentlig kommunikation; Strategisk kommunikation;

    Abstract : This essay proceeds from the hypothesis that the strategic communication of the European Union is influenced by the will to solve the democratic deficit and that the concept of the European idea has become a message in the public communication of the EU. It examines how the European project’s challenges with the democratic deficit are reflected in the EU’s usage of public communication and how the EU uses strategic communication to enhance the European idea. READ MORE

  4. 9. 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

  5. 10. A Tale of Two Elections? - Differences in Media Representations between the European Parliament Election and National Election

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vanessa Corneliusson; [2015-12-01]
    Keywords : Media representations; European Parliament election; national election; democratic deficit; legitimacy deficit; European Union;

    Abstract : The low turnout in the elections to the European Parliament is arguably a crucial aspect of the democratic deficit in the European Union. Although the reasons for the low turnout may be several, this thesis puts focus on the influence of the media and their potential impact on the turnout. READ MORE