Essays about: "minority rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 essays containing the words minority rights.

  1. 1. Political Resocialization : Immigrants from Authoritarianism and Adaptation to Democratic Political Life

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Pontus Blomkvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Political Socialization; Post Formative Years; Immigrants; Authoritarianism.;

    Abstract : To what extent do immigrants who spent their formative years under authoritarianism adapt to the socio-political environment of their new democratic host country? The purpose of this thesis is to illuminate the political socialization of immigrants and provide governments with information for evidence-based policy regarding the assimilation of these immigrants. This is achieved by statistical analysis, measuring the effects of exposure to host country and age on political interest, political participation and political values. READ MORE

  2. 2. The EU as a human rights promoter? An analysis of the representation of LGBTI rights in EU discourse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : European Union; LGBTI rights; discourse analysis; europeanness; minority rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union and human rights, LGBTI rights included, are often considered to be closely interconnected. This seemingly straightforward image is, however, more complex than it might seem. LGBTI rights occupy a rather slim part of EU legislation, and Member States are not on the same page regarding the issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Latvian Language Policy : Unifying or Polarizing? Reconstructing the Political Debate on Language Reform in the Latvian Education System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Samuel Holm; [2020]
    Keywords : Latvia; language policy; nationalism; imagined community; national unity;

    Abstract : Languages are not just systems for communication, they are also often a marker of ethnic and/or national identity and sometimes a politically contentious issue. A country where this is the case is Latvia, which has a large Russian-speaking population. During the Soviet occupation of Latvia, Russian became the dominant language in public life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Set for Success? Minority Blockholders and Firm Value

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anton Lindfors; Louise Sjödin; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Minority Blockholders; Firm Value; Voting Power; Excess Votes; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the firm value effect of the relative voting power between the minority blockholders and the largest shareholder in firms, and the excess voting rights relative to capital rights for minority blockholders. The Holdings database was used to collect detailed ownership data on a sample of 266 listed Swedish firms corresponding to 1 781 firm-year while financial data were retrieved from Orbis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Racial Stereotyping in the Netherlands: examining the role of public authorities in the societal debate on the character of Zwarte Piet

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Evelien Evenhuis; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; The Netherlands; Black Pete; Zwarte Piet; Sinterklaas; Racial Stereotyping; Negative Stereotyping; Discrimination; Cultural Traditions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to develop an understanding of racial stereotyping in the Netherlands, through examining the role of public authorities in the societal debate on the character of Zwarte Piet. It is the portraying of this character that can contribute to negative racial stereotyping. READ MORE