Search for dissertations about: "Government stability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Government stability.

  1. 1. Political Careers, Government Stability, and Electoral Cycles

    Author : Davide Cipullo; Eva Mörk; Luca Repetto; Vincent Pons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender gaps; Self-selection; Political careers; Sticky floor; Voting; Government stability; Fragmentation; No-confidence votes; Bargaining; Brexit; Interest Groups; Forecaster behavior; Electoral cycles; Political selection; Macroeconomic forecasting;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This essay investigates the impact of voter support on the representation of women in the political profession. The empirical analysis exploits two-stage elections in the United States and Italy to hold the selection of candidates constant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Till death do us part : a comparative study of government instability in 28 European democracies

    Author : Daniel Walther; Johan Hellström; Petra Schleiter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Government instability; early termination; polling; coalition studies; comparative politics; duration modelling; Europe; cabinet turnover; cabinet dissolution; parliamentary democracies; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : This thesis is rooted in the research tradition known as coalition politics, where governments, political parties and political institutions are the central focus. The main emphasis here is on government instability and the question of why governments in modern parliamentary democracies often come to an end before the next regular election. READ MORE

  3. 3. Training for Model Citizenship : An Ethnography of Civic Education and State-Making in Rwanda

    Author : Molly Sundberg; Sten Hagberg; Sverker Finnström; Johan Pottier; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; authoritarian rule; citizenship; civic education; government; Kigali; Rwanda; state; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses how government in Rwanda plays out in practice and how it affects lived experiences of state power and citizenship. Two decades after the genocide, Rwanda has come to be associated both with security, development, and stability, on the one hand, and with state repression and coercion, on the other. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparing No-Party Participatory Regimes : Why Uganda Succeeded and Others Failed

    Author : Mose Auyeh; Sten Widmalm; Magdalena Inkinen; Anirudh Krishna; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; Uganda; stability; No-Party Participatory Regimes; Ghana; Libya; Pakistan; governance; responsiveness; effectiveness; legitimacy; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The objective of this dissertation is to evaluate the performance of the no-party participatory regime (NPPR) model in a few selected countries. Such a regime, it was claimed, would give rise to a real and true democracy, would serve the people better, and would protect them against what many leaders saw as divisive party politics. READ MORE

  5. 5. "We are in the Congo now" : Sweden and the trinity of peacekeeping during the Congo crisis 1960-1964

    Author : Andreas Tullberg; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; UN; government; ONUC; Peacekeeping; Sweden; Congo; Katanga; 1960s; Cold War; Carl von Clausewitz; trinity; conflict; war; military; media;

    Abstract : his work examines the contemporaneous Swedish experience from participation in the United Nations operation in the Congo, ONUC, from 1960 to 1964. Inspired by Carl von Clausewitz’s understanding of war as a trinity consisting of three ‘nodes’: the political authority, the people and the military, this study focuses on the ONUC experience as described by the government in Sweden, leading Swedish news media and the Swedish battalions serving in the Congo. READ MORE