Essays about: "legislative politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words legislative politics.

  1. 1. Divisive Politics for Erratic Policy: The effects of party polarization on government response to Covid-19 in EU countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fermin Lecanda Caro; [2022]
    Keywords : Party polarization; government response; Covid-19; EU; rational choice; panel data; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Party polarization research at the academic level has been limited so far compared to media coverage. Nonetheless, there is increasing academic attention on the effects of polarization on policy intensity. This study aims to analyse the impact party polarization has on the government response carried out in the EU countries during Covid-19. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Where Did Their Tweets Go?”: A Quantitative Analysis of Parliamentarians “Missing Tweets” in Western Europe

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joseph Noonan; [2022]
    Keywords : social media; Twitter; intra-party conflict; populism; gendered incivility; legislative politics; political communication; accountability; transparency;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the factors behind politicians' ‘missing tweets’. Missing tweets are posts that were once available on Twitter but are no longer accessible. Despite numerous studies on the Twitter behavior of politicians, few explore the dynamics around politicians’ missing tweets. READ MORE

  3. 3. GERRYMANDERING THE SLAYING OF AMERICA’S VOTING DRAGON. A Study of Congressional Redistricting in US Elections

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Margot Mandula; [2021-10-13]
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    Abstract : This Master Thesis through the theoretical construction of depoliticization and public bureaucracy a discussion of US Congressional elections and the role of their redistricting authorities will lead the discussion of keeping the government “above politics”. Through a Qualitative Comparative Case Study of two separate redistricting authorities, coupled with a content analysis of legislative information on redistricting organization, legal cases and interviews with acting attorneys, the thesis will attempt to analyze the process links between redistricting authorities and election results from the 2012 US Congressional Elections. READ MORE

  4. 4. Electoral gender quotas in post-communist societies: Evidence from Polish municipalities

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Ellen Wallin; [2021]
    Keywords : electoral gender quotas; local politics; discontinuity-in-differences; Poland;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the short-term effects of a legislative gender quota in candidate lists using evidence from local elections in Poland. In the context of open lists systems, quotas were introduced in 2018 in municipalities with proportional representation (over 20,000 inhabitants). READ MORE

  5. 5. Compulsory care for alcohol use disorder A historical & ethical analysis

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Oscar Lövgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Ethics; Alcohol-use disorder; psychiatry; compulsory care; medical history;

    Abstract : Introduction: Compulsory care as an intervention to treat alcohol-use disorder has been acontroversial practice, and the law on care of misusers in certain cases (LVM) often comesunder criticism from different areas of Swedish society.  Aim: The purpose of this paper was to conduct a historical and ethical analysis pertaining tothe use of compulsory care for alcohol-use in Sweden. READ MORE