Search for dissertations about: "democracy aid"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words democracy aid.

  1. 1. Three Empirical Studies on Development : Democracy, the Resource Curse and Aid

    Author : Jan Pettersson; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Ragnar Torvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Economic Growth; Consolidation; Political Systems; Natural Resources; Appropriability; Property Rights; Institutions; Development; Foreign Aid; Fungibility; Poverty; Public Expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents three self-contained essays focusing on empirical questions in growth and development economics. Each article addresses specific questions on why countries perform differently. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges for the democratisation process in Tanzania : Moving towards consolidation 50 years after independence?

    Author : Jonas Ewald; Joakim Öjendahl; Adebayo Olukoshi; University of Gothenburg; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; democratisation; substantive democracy; role of opposition; opposition parties; ruling party; CCM; CUF; CHADEMA; NCCR; TLP; elections; electionalism; civil society; media; trade unions; parliament; poverty reduction; economic development; interface between economic and political reforms; political change; public sector reforms; local government reforms; iron triangle; accountability; role of donors; aid; development cooperation; democratic culture; Zanzibar; Tanzania; Freds- och utvecklingsstudier; Peace and Development Studies;

    Abstract : Tanzania has been independent in 2011 for 50 years. While most neighbouring states have gone through violent conflicts, Tanzania has managed to implement extensive reforms without armed political conflicts. Hence, Tanzania is an interesting case for Peace and Development research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Judicial Review and Individual Legal Activism : The Case of Russia in Theoretical Perspective

    Author : Anna Jonsson; Anders Fogelklou; Thomas Bull; Katlijn Malfliet; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Constitutional law; Judicial review; judicial protection; individual rights; individual legal activism; democracy; support structure; standing rules; legal aid; public law adjudication; civil society; Council of Europe; access to justice; Russia; post-Socialist; legal transition; Konstitutionell rätt; Constitutional law; Konstitutionell rätt; Konstitutionell rätt; Constitutional Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with judicial review of governmental action and individual legal activism. It investigates whether judicial protection of individual rights and individual legal activism, within the field of public law, can be seen as an alternative or complement to electoral control of political and administrative powers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Europeisk identitetspolitik : EU:s demokratibistånd till Polen och Turkiet : [EU democratic aid to Poland and Turkey]

    Author : Åsa Lundgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; democracy promotion; political aid; identity; culture; foreign policy; the European union; Turkey; Poland; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the motives behind EU support for Poland's and Turkey's democratic development. Since the end of the Cold War, like many Western governments and international organisations, the EU has made the promotion of democracy one of its main foreign policy ambitions. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Gulf Cooperation Council : Its Nature and Achievements

    Author : Reyadh Alasfoor; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political and administrative sciences; Politisk historia; Political history; Arabian Gulf; integrative and disintegrative factors; regional hegemons; integration; Tribal Structure; democracy; Peace and conflict research; polemology; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : When Britain decided, in 1968, to terminate its official colonial presence in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf as of 1971, this action prompted the Gulf Arab States (Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman) to start the search for a form of partnership that would bring them together to better cope with the insecurity and danger surrounding them and their regimes. A key problem after the British withdrawal has been the notable military weakness of these states and the inability to effectively defend themselves against aggressive action. READ MORE