Essays about: "modernization theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the words modernization theory.

  1. 1. The End of 'Turkish Exceptionalism' : Turkish foreign policy re-orientation during Erdoğan's era

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan/Statsvetenskapliga avdelningen

    Author : Carl Bengtsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Turkiet; utrikespolitisk förändring; politisk islam; kemalism;

    Abstract : This study investigates the foreign policy re-orientation Turkey has undergone since the Islamist AKP came to power in 2002. The analysis is conducted by way of a case study and use of the congruence method. The aim of the study is to explain the outcome on the basis of two competing theories, which may also be complementary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women’s representation in Brazilian local politics : Why do some regions elect more women than others?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Erland Kjellén; [2019]
    Keywords : Women’s political representation; Brazil; Development; Local elections; Gender;

    Abstract : Women’s political representation is often investigated through cross-national comparisons. Such studies generally focus on women’s political representation at the national level, assuming that countries are homogenous units. However, structural and cultural differences are many times just as large within countries as they are between them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Airport expansion in times of climate crises – examining the discrepancy. : A discursive exercise on the rationale of the Royal Schiphol Group expansion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Esmée Ramaaker; [2019]
    Keywords : Airport expansion; Schiphol Airport; Lelystad Airport; Environmental discourse analysis; Sustainable development; Carbon regimes.;

    Abstract : This study tries to increase the understanding on how expansionist aviation policies are rationalized against the background of climate change politics. The study executes a case study on the Netherlands, focusing on the Royal Schiphol Group aviation expansion project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Saudi Arabian State Modernization Policies versus Traditional Values

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jasser El-Sissi; [2019]
    Keywords : Saudi Arabia; Modernity; Modernisation; Traditionalism; Privatisation; Development; Progress; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to understand current Saudi Arabian political trajectories and recent reform initiatives, in relation to the traditionalist ideological roots and conservative Islamic legitimacy of the state. Methodologically based on a quantitative case study of the ‘Saudi Vision 2030’ reform project, the thesis discusses the limitations of democracy and secularization in relation to the pursuit of economic liberalization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tokyo 2020: Taking the Gold in Sustainability? Soft Power and the theory of Ecological Modernization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Betty Sighinolfi; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecological Modernization; Soft Power; Sport Mega-Events; Environmental Sustainability; 2020 Tokyo Olympics; Japan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Drawing on Nye’s concept of soft power, this thesis discusses the strategic adoption of a rhetoric of Ecological Modernization as a discursive tool of public diplomacy. It makes use of the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as a case study. READ MORE