Essays about: "policy"

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  1. 1. Understanding implementation gaps in honour-related violence & oppression policy : A case study exploring the promises and pitfalls faced by teachers when implementing policy in a Swedish school environment  

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Thalin; [2021]
    Keywords : Micro-level policy implementation; Street-level bureaucrats; Policy implementation gaps; Honour-related violence and oppression;

    Abstract : Honour-related violence and oppression has been politically prioritised in Sweden during the past two decades. National policies have been formulated, laws adopted, and the school has been identified as a crucial actor for preventing this type of violence at the local level. READ MORE

  2. 2. An arena for effective opposition? : A systematic investigation into political opposition in the European Parliament

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Lundell; [2021]
    Keywords : political opposition; opposition deficit; European Parliament; European Union; Peter Mair; democratic legitimacy; democratic deficit;

    Abstract : The European Union is suffering from a legitimacy crisis, which thus far has culminated with Great Britain’s decision to exit the union. According to the ‘opposition deficit thesis’, this is caused as there is no arena in which effective opposition can be voiced in the European Union, which forces EU citizens to organise their opposition outside the political system, and often against it. READ MORE

  3. 3. The aid allocation dilemma : How to balance recipient vulnerability and recipient capacity?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Holm; [2021]
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    Abstract : How bilateral aid donors allocate their adaptation aid is of importance since the most vulnerable to climate change often lack the capacities necessary to combat climate change impacts alone. However, from a donor perspective, the lack of institutional capacity implies that the allocated resources might be managed less effectively compared to in a context with ’good governance’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Commodities and stock markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Ylva Forsberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Commodities; Forecasting; Development; Africa; Stock markets;

    Abstract : This thesis studies stock returns and commodity returns in a set of commodity-dependent Sub-Saharan African countries, differentiating between returns of main-export commodities and a general commodity index and allowing for time-variation. This is done by using forecasting regressions of stock returns over lagged commodity returns and two macroeconomic variables. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation and its importance for women's sexual and reproductive health and rights : Does the proportion of women in national parliaments matter for the extent to which legislation and policy guarantee women's sexual and reproductive health and rights?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alicia Lindeborg; [2021]
    Keywords : Women s representation; SRHR; Sexual and reproductive health and rights; legislation; policy;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to investigate if the proportion of women in the national parliament correlates with the extent to which national laws and policies guarantee women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. By conducting a cross-national comparison, this thesis contributes to the existing literature by offering an analysis of the relationship, utilizing a comprehensive measurement of states national legal and regulatory framework relating to women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. READ MORE