Search for dissertations about: "legislators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the word legislators.

  1. 1. Crossing to the Mainstream: Information Challenges and Possibilities for Female Legislators in the Ugandan Parliament

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ruth Ester L. Nalumaga; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information access; information acquisition; affirmative action; social transformation; affirmativ action; legislators; insiders; outsiders; Uganda;

    Abstract : Just like in other national legislatures in recent years, women have increased in numbers in Uganda, owing mostly to the introduction of affirmative action policies. These measures are regarded as fast track approaches to counter previous historical injustices and imbalances. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drawing the limits Unaccompanied minors in Swedish asylum policy and procedure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Child and Youth Studies. Stockholm University

    Author : Daniel Hedlund; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unaccompanied minors; separated minors; refugees; asylum policy; child policy; legislators; migration reform; legislative intent; juridification; perceptions; adolescent; age assessment; immigration agency; credibility; evidence assessment; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis is to explore legislators’ perceptions of unaccompanied children in the development of migration law, and how case-officers transform the policy in arguments for and against residency in asylum-cases.More specifically, this thesis explores how Swedish legislators experienced parliamentary work when putting in place the 2005 Aliens Act and the new system for appeals and procedures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Female Policymakers and Policy Outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Li-Ju Chen; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; female legislator; political economy; distance to the technological frontier; gender quotas; policy outcomes; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three papers, summarized as follows."Female Policymakers and Educational Expenditures: Cross-Country Evidence"This paper investigates the influence of women in politics on decision-making using public educational expenditures as the outcome of interest. READ MORE

  4. 4. Incumbent Renomination Accountability and Gender Bias

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Michal Smrek; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. Threatening and Appropriate Bodies in Nation Building: Paths to the World’s 1st Female Parliamentary Majority in Post-Genocide Rwanda

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christopher Kayumba; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; women; opportunity structures; representation; presence; war; genocide; political systems; electoral systems; gender; nationalism; ethnicity; ideology; missing men; reserved seats; quotas; parliament;

    Abstract : While Rwanda first attracted the world’s attention for the genocide that took place in 1994, 16 years later the country is capturing interest because it now has the highest number of women in its parliament than in any other country in the world. After the first post-genocide legislative elections, in 2003, about 49% of elected legislators in the lower house of Parliament were women. READ MORE