Essays about: "foreign policy"

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  1. 1. Role Conceptions in Sweden’s Foreign Policy: A Textual Analysis of the China-strategy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Eriksson; [2022]
    Keywords : Role Theory; Foreign Policy Analysis; Sweden’s Foreign Policy; Sweden-China; Qualitative Content Analysis.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Research on Sweden’s foreign policy often highlights its exceptionalism regarding activism and value promotion. Yet, I detect a less idealistic side in its foreign policy towards China, characterized by a protection of national interests. In addition, contemporary trends of liberalization suggest an entirely different dimension as well. READ MORE

  2. 2. Normative Power Europe - Nonsense? A Role Theoretical Approach to EU-Africa Relations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Paul Dybjer; [2022]
    Keywords : EU; EU-Africa relations; role theory; EU role conceptions; normative power; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union is often characterised as a normative power; an actor that is driven by values and principles such as democracy, liberty, peace and the rule of law. This thesis investigates whether the European Union perceives itself as such through a qualitative case study of how the EU perceives its role in Africa. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stalling Democracy in the Middle East : Failure of US Foreign Policy or Absence of Democratic Culture?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Erik Paananen; [2022]
    Keywords : Middle East; United States interventions; Democratic culture; Case studies; nationally representative public opinion surveys.;

    Abstract : The objective of this essay is to investigate whether the repeated failures to democratize in the Middle East depends on the United States' unsuccessful foreign policy or if it is caused by an absence of democratic culture, focusing primarily on Afghanistan whilst also including Iraq and Libya based on the criteria of having been the subject of US military incursion(s). The research made for this paper is based upon the case study method combined with a quantitative dataset from the Arab Barometer in order to measure democratic culture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reinventing the Middle Kingdom : A case study of Chinese spread of authoritarianism through International Organizations

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Anton Altgård; [2022]
    Keywords : ASEAN; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; authoritarianism; Belt and Road Initiative; China; democracy; democratization; democratic backsliding; international organizations; liberalism; one-China Policy; realism; rational actor theory;

    Abstract : The liberal theory of international relations primarily associates international cooperation with liberal democratic states, to the point that a theory of scholars Poast and Urpelainen claim that international cooperation with consolidated democracies through international organizations may boost the democratization of or at least prevent democratic backsliding in non-consolidated democracies. This paper investigates the possibility of decoupling these theories from democracies and democratizing by examining whether Chinese efforts within the framework of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Belt and Road foreign policy project have a similar but reverse effect on its target states, prompting developments in authoritarian directions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Framing Controversial Agreements : A case study of how U.S. foreign policy is framed to domestic audiences

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Wallmark; [2022]
    Keywords : U.S. -India Civil Nuclear Agreement; framing; nuclear weapons; foreign policy; domestic politics; NPT;

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