Essays about: "power and decision making"

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  1. 1. Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde? - A qualitative analysis of Russian strategic decision making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oskar Himmelstrand; [2019]
    Keywords : Decision making; Europe; governmental politics; interdependence; neo-liberalism; organizational behaviour; Vladimir Putin; rational actor; Russia; strategic thinking; structural realism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The first decades of the 21st century have not been lined with the optimism that surged after the fall of the Soviet Union. Instead of pursuing a path of liberalization, Russia has relapsed to authoritarian rule and its view of the west not as an ally, but as an adversary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking representative democracy : Representation beyond contestation & partisan politics

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Internationella relationer

    Author : Lua Nazerian; [2019]
    Keywords : Representative; democracy; reform; Bahai; Socrates; Normative; partisan politics; participation;

    Abstract : The current forms of representative democracy have come to face various fundamental challenges such as: decrease in political participation, distrust in partisan politics and politicians and perhaps increase of ideological polarization. To take solace in the belief that the current democratic tools are far from perfect yet the finest in modern societies, has not contributed to solution-oriented modifications of its efficacy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preliminary Lander CubeSat Design for Small Asteroid Detumbling Mission

    University essay from KTH/Rymdteknik

    Author : Agne Paskeviciute; [2019]
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    Abstract : Asteroid mining is expected to become reality in the near future. The first step is to redirect an asteroid to a stable Earth orbit so that mining technologies can be demonstrated. Detumbling of the asteroid is one of the important steps in asteroid redirection missions. READ MORE

  4. 4. What Mechanisms drive the first-day Return of IPOs?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anton Lindström; [2019]
    Keywords : IPOs; Asymmetric information; Underpricing; Industry and VC-backing.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The mechanisms behind the positive first day market-adjusted return of IPOs on the American and Canadian markets is examined from 2000 through 2018. A set of financial variables is tested as well as the industry-specific effect and the effect of being venture capital backed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determinants of violence and escalation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Nilsson Qvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Militarized interstate disputes; civil-military relations; praetorianism; conflict behavior; conflict decision-making.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Democratic peace theory, or DPT, has in recent academic studies had its explanatory power and validity questioned and examined. One of the contenders against DPT is civil-military relations. READ MORE