Essays about: "traditional authority"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words traditional authority.

  1. 1. ‘It is they, the elders, that have thrown away the land’ : a case study on power hierarchies in the community of Babator, Northern Ghana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Johanna Caminati Engström; [2020]
    Keywords : Ghana; customary land; global land rush; large-scale land acquisition; customary hierarchies; power; resource access; conflict and cooperation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In a global context of proliferating land-based investments, growing demographic pressure, and increasing urbanization, this thesis investigates a case of large-scale land acquisition (LSLA) in Babator, Norther Ghana. The objective is to provide a better understanding of how local power structures within affected communities influence the outcome of LSLAs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating Introduction of the Business Judgment Rule in Sweden : A Comparative Study of Accountability of the Board of Directors in Sweden and Delaware

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Teona Svanidze; [2020]
    Keywords : accountability of the board of directors; the Swedish companies act; the business judgment rule; the board of directors; the values of authority and accountability;

    Abstract : The Swedish corporate law scholars have long debated whether there is something similar to the American business judgment rule (BJR) in the Swedish Companies Act (SCA). Recently, the discourse shifted to claim that the BJR exists in Swedish case law and should be introduced in the SCA in the form of a statute. READ MORE

  3. 3. Business Model Design for Digital Energy Trading Platforms : An Exploratory Study of Local Energy Market Designs

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Isabelle Granath; Kristin Holmlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Local Energy Markets; Flexibility; Prosumers; Market Design; Multi-Sided Platform; Distributed Energy Resources; Aggregator; Business Model; Multi-Level Perspective;

    Abstract : The traditional electricity market, holding centralized authority over consumers, is no longer adequate seeing a shift towards a more electrified, decentralized, and digitalized society. Increased energy prices, raising concerns about climate change, and tightening governmental regulations have resulted in that an extensive diffusion of renewable energy sources has evolved. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parliamentary Standing Committees in the EU policy-making process. : A comparative case study of two committees from the Bundestag

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Yannick Stephan; [2020]
    Keywords : EU policy-making; EU integration; Europeanisation; parliamentary standing committees; Bundestag; comparative case study;

    Abstract : The EU integration process has led to severe changes in policy-making. On the one hand, authority shifted from the national level to the EU. On the other hand, national level executives have gained power relative to the national legislatures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Securitizing the Alt-Right

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Zoi Savvidou; [2020]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Within the last decade, the alt-right movement has migrated from secluded corners of the internet into mainstream media. This migration, and subsequently gained following, challenges traditional views on security by bringing forth social actors that securitize, despite a lack of authority. READ MORE