Essays about: "minority rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the words minority rights.

  1. 1. Minority Rights, to be recognised by the Legislator or the Supreme Court? - Did the Swedish Supreme Court (Högsta domstolen) adopt an activist or restrained position, concerning the right to property of the Sami people, in the Taxed Mountain Case (Skattefjällsmålet) and what were the effects of the chosen approach?

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

    Author : Karin Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : jurisprudence; allmän rättslära; private law; civil rätt; legal philosophy; rättsfilosofi; legal history; rättshistoria; sami law; samerätt; Dworkin; skattefjällsmålet; the taxed mountain case; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the 1970s a group of Sami people sued the Swedish State claiming a better right to a geographic area referred to as the Taxed Mountain (Skattefjällen). The Sami people are recognised as an indigenous people, and a minority group, by the Swedish State. READ MORE

  2. 2. Civil Society and Democratic Ideas : A Case Study Based on Sweden’s Young-Muslims, A Court-Verdict

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Ifrah-Degmo Mohamed; [2018]
    Keywords : Keywords: Power; Democratic ideas; Trust; Institutional Decision-Making Social Capital; Discriminating-Taste; Human Rights –Principles; Civil society and Equality;

    Abstract : Abstract   This thesis explores the role of civil society organizations and the democratic participation of minority groups in Sweden. It is based on an analysis and interpretation of a major court decision that denied government support (MUCF) for a Muslim Youth organization (SUM) in 2016. READ MORE

  3. 3. The industries’ effect on the indigenous people in Chile : A discourse analysis of the Corporate Social Responsibility policies in the aquaculture and forestry sectors in Chile

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Madicken Hagström; [2018]
    Keywords : Discourse analysis; Corporate Social Responsibility; Indigenous people; Chile; Aquaculture; Forestry; Corporations; Minority Rights; Human Rights; Power.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate how the rights of the indigenous people are being affected because of the forest and salmon industries surrounding them. The question of the thesis is “How do the companies (multinational and national) in Chile discursively construct themselves as responsible actors in the local communities through their CSR profiles on their webpages?” Through the CDA approach of Fairclough’s three-stage model, I want to analyse the language and how the companies promote themselves as sustainable through their CSR profiles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Romania’s disregarded minority? : A study of the challenges of the Rroma people

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Ioana Andra Zamfir; [2018]
    Keywords : Rroma; Rromani; Romania; ethnicity; multiculturalism; minority rights;

    Abstract : The Rroma people have a complex and highly contested narrative which is partly due to the fact that the Rroma are a homeless society, a society with no borders, no economy, no territory but with an origin. The perception of ethnicity itself is based on subjective interpretation and not based on some kind of scientific sociological truth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Controlling minority shareholders' effect on value creation in M&A transactions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Frida Ericsson; Sofia Knobel; [2018]
    Keywords : M A; Corporate Governance; ; Minority Expropriation; Ownership Structure;

    Abstract : We examine the effect of having a controlling minority shareholder (CMS controller) - who holds a large fraction of a firm's voting rights without a proportional investment in the cash flow rights - on the extent of value creation from M&A transactions in Sweden. The data sample consists of 263 M&A transactions between 2003 and 2013, of which 109 were undertaken by firms with a CMS controller. READ MORE