Essays about: "power deficit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words power deficit.

  1. 1. Relations of Power and Democratic Accountability in Investor-State Arbitration

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Mohlin; [2020]
    Keywords : International investment law; public international law; international economic law; investor-state arbitration; investor-state dispute settlement; ISDS; investment arbitration; international arbitration; accountability; democratic accountability; Michel Foucault; Foucault; folkrätt; internationell investeringsrätt; internationell ekonomisk rätt;

    Abstract : International investment agreements largely cover today’s transnational investments. These agreements confer certain substantive rights to foreign investors while simultaneously obliging host-states to act in a given manner so as to not interfere with the investments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can the Subaltern be heard? : A student perspective, on identity power relations and epistemic positioning within the Swedish Educational System.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Kate Lind af Hageby; [2020]
    Keywords : Adultism; critical social theory; epistemic violence; human rights; identity power; prejudice; student; subaltern;

    Abstract : Our ability to perceive our environment through prejudge mental attitudes is a necessary capacity in order to survive in a social environment. However, how we utilize this capacity, and whether it promotes equality or inequality, is to a large extent dependant on our perception of ourselves in relation to our surroundings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Protecting positions of power and privileges : The Racial Glass Ceiling in the UK Civil Society Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Stela Kosova; [2020]
    Keywords : social closure; cloning culture; everyday racism; obstacles; BAME; career trajectory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As institutional racism and the underrepresentation of BAME have become world-wide central issues, the question of equal opportunities for upward mobility in the labour market and social mobility for this particular community are at the forefront, including the UK context. Evidence suggests that BAME have unequal access to opportunities for career progression in the workplace and that upward mobility is inextricably linked to obstacles at every stage of their career in comparison to their white counterparts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation tool for solving local power and capacity deficit

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Lovisa Nycander; [2020]
    Keywords : Capacity defect; power deficit; power grid; future electricity grid; battery; PV grid reinforcement; technical characteristics; investment cost; Kapacitetsbrist; effektbrist; elnät; framtida elnät; batteri; PV; förstärkning av elnät; tekniska parametrar; investeringskostnader;

    Abstract : Sweden has a goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2045. To reach this goal electrification of different sectors are one of the most important pathways for becoming fossil free. The power grid in Sweden has historically been seen as stable and with unlimited transmission capacity. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Social Representation of Populism in Europe : A cross-sectional case study of populist supporters across four European states.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mohammad Ameer Hassan Farooq; [2019]
    Keywords : Populist Parties; Social Representation; Identity Politics; Trust; Institutions; Democratic Deficit; The Elite;

    Abstract : The following paper focuses on the relatively new rise of populism which has seen a surge across states across the western world. Populism refers to governance of and for the people, as opposed to the ruling elites. READ MORE