Essays about: "political representation"

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  1. 1. DEMOCRACY AND REPRESENTATION FOR PUBLIC GOODS How democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktor Eklöf Eriksson; [2019-08-29]
    Keywords : Public goods; democracy; preference aggregation; representation; climate change mitigation;

    Abstract : Purpose. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate if it is reasonable that democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods. Democracies are argued to create conditions for public goods provisions by aggregating citizens preferences through representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. What's the Problem with Gender Inequality? Poststructural Policy Analysis of Gender Equality Policies from County Administrative Boards in Sweden 2018-2020

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Linnéa Petersson; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Gender equality; policy analysis; county administrative boards;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to do a poststructural analysis of gender equality policies from four county administration boards in Sweden. The thesis aims to examine how the policies construct the problem with gender inequality and what subjects, effects and political implication the representation of the problem produces. READ MORE

  3. 3. SWEDISH MILITARY DEPLOYMENT IN THE EU. WHAT MOTIVES LIE BEHIND? A realist explanation how Sweden represented EU military missions in order to maintain relative power.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Carl Brambo; [2019-04-18]
    Keywords : Military collaborations; Sweden; EU; CSDP; Realism; Normative power; Framing; ATALANTA; CHAD; ALTHEA; EUFOR;

    Abstract : In the last few years security and defence policy has been increasingly prioritized in the EU and military collaborations are developing in different ways to deal with and adapt to the threats that the circumstances of the modern world present. The EU and many of its member states have more than twenty years of experience in joint military missions. READ MORE

  4. 4. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does Populism Pose a Threat to Liberal Democracy? A study on Populism in Europe

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Andrew Polatos; [2019]
    Keywords : Populism; Liberal Democracy; Freedom House; Reporters Without Borders; Political Representation;

    Abstract : In 2018, Freedom House announced that democracy is in peril, while at the same time there is a considerable rise of populism around the world. This begs the question whether populism poses a direct threat to liberal democracy? This research question looks at the complexity of the relationship between the concepts of populism and democracy, and how it is difficult to analyse due to lack of conceptualizations. READ MORE