Essays about: "political control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 472 essays containing the words political control.

  1. 1. Female representation and public spending : Investigating female representation as a determinant of local expenditure patterns

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Clara Lundgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Female representation; Local public spending; Gender; Panel data;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to investigate if the share of women in the municipality board affects the municipalities spending patterns. The study is based on the assumption that women as a group have particular needs, interest and concerns, and when represented, the political decision making will be affected. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Application of Blockchain for the Intellectual Property Protection

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

    Author : Marie Francoise Mbaye; [2021]
    Keywords : Blockchains; Smart contracts; Intellectual Property Rights; European Union law; EU law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : With a far going protection of IP rights, the EU aims to protect the assets of companies which invested in innovative products. If the EU framework provides a far going mechanism of protection of IP rights, the complexity and the cost of this mechanism have been a barrier to the access of IP rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. China's sharp power through TikTok : A case study of how China can use sharp power through TikTok

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Elina Melin; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study develops a theoretical framework for the concept of sharp power and applies it on the case of TikTok to gain an understanding of how China can use sharp power through TikTok. The first research question refers to how sharp power can be conceptualized and what its key components are. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quests for knowledge and social mobility : Vocational and on-the-job-training as navigational tactics in the urban labour market of Sierra Leone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2021]
    Keywords : On-The-Job training; OTJ; apprenticeship; Technical and Vocational Education and Training; TVET; Sierra Leone; urban; labour market; tailoring; trading; practice theory; social mobility; moral education; youth; unemployment; livelihood; informal sector;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the experiences of those learning tailoring and trading in Freetown, Sierra Leone via apprenticeships, other on-the-job training or Technical and Vocational Education and Training programs (TVET). I examine these forms of occupational training by investigating the practices underway, how knowledge transmission occurs, as well as why learners engage with and what they get out of these activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Yoga in prison. A progressive development for prison health and rehabilitation?

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

    Author : Emma Louise Caitlin Pettifor; [2021]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Drawing together the right to health in prison, and the understanding that yoga has numerous positive impacts on health, this paper explores the potential for using yoga as a way to improve prison conditions and experience from a human rights perspective. Secondary literature is used to answer two research questions: whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for realising international health standards in prisons and whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for rehabilitation in prisons. READ MORE