Search for dissertations about: "Accountability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 149 swedish dissertations containing the word Accountability.

  1. 1. Understanding Media Accountability : Media Accountability in Relation to Media Criticism and Media Governance in Sweden 1940-2010

    Author : Torbjörn von Krogh; Lars Nord; Jesper Strömbäck; Epp Lauk; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : media criticism; media responsibility; media accountability; media regulation; media governance; public interest;

    Abstract : The concepts of media accountability, media criticism and media governance are analysed and discussed in a Swedish setting; how they relate to each other and interact. This is achieved by using various methods – a survey to editors, analy- ses of parliamentary debates, interviews, direct observation and document stu- dies – in studying different stakeholders, media representatives and governance conditions in Sweden during the last 70 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Incumbent Renomination : Accountability and Gender Bias

    Author : Michal Smrek; Elin Bjarnegård; Johanna Kantola; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; political recruitment; party politics; proportional representation; gender; incumbency; re-selection; accountability; representation; delegation; preference voting; flexible lists; Czech Republic; Slovakia.; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Party recruiters in proportional-representation (PR) systems are forced to do what their majoritarian counterparts are not: they need to rank-order all their candidates on the party ballots based on whom they most wish to get elected. Consequently, new candidates and incumbents alike compete for a limited number of electable ballot slots. READ MORE

  3. 3. Crisis, Accountability and Blame Management : Strategies and Survival of Political Office-Holders

    Author : Annika Brändström; Paul Hart; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; blame-management; blame-avoidance; crisis; accountability; presentational strategies; political office-holders; crisis-induced; ministerial career; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : Crises are an integral part of our modern world; they are breaking points that disturb our sense of normalcy. While some of them are treated as ‘normal incidents’ that are bound to occur in a vast and complex array of governmental activities, others spark a blaze of media attention, public emotions, and political upheaval. READ MORE

  4. 4. Critical Infrastructure at the Dawn of a Techno-Organizational Shift : Accountability and Public-Private Governance

    Author : Lindy Newlove-Eriksson; Thomas Sandberg; Jan Hallenberg; Staffan Furusten; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accountability; Critical Infrastructure; Public-Private Governance; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management;

    Abstract : How public-private governance affects accountability for safety in the realm of critical infrastructure is the focus of this doctoral thesis. Case studies of previously under-researched crises and their cascading affects across infrastructures and governance systems, comparative analysis of public-private governance (PPG) of infrastructures such as space and urban rail junctions, and analysis of wider sets of policies and doctrine pertaining to critical infrastructures and their governance are presented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Privacy-aware Use of Accountability Evidence

    Author : Jenni Reuben; Simone Fischer-Hübner; Siani Pearson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Privacy; accountability; audit; evidence; system traces; provenance; access control; privacy compliance; security; Computer Science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the evidence that enable accountability, the privacy risks involved in using them and a privacy-aware solution to the problem of unauthorized evidence disclosure. Legal means to protect privacy of an individual is anchored on the data protection perspective i.e., on the responsible collection and use of personal data. READ MORE