Search for dissertations about: "power of law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 205 swedish dissertations containing the words power of law.

  1. 1. The emergence of routine enforcement of international investment law : Effects on investment protection and development

    Author : Love Rönnelid; Iain Cameron; Steffen Hindelang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Investment law; enforcement; foreign direct investment FDI ; power; investment insurance; bilateral investment treaties BITs ; World Trade Organisation WTO ; Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency MIGA ; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ICSID ; development; developmental state; regulatory space; development strategies; law and development; New York Convention; Aron Broches; Ibrahim Shihata; Wilhelm Röpke; Friedrich Hayek; rule of law; good governance; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how the enforcement of international investment law became so powerful. It does so by tracing the different legal developments that have enabled the strength of the present regime. In this respect, the two aims of providing investment protection and that of fostering economic development are examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Organised Nature of Power : On Productive and Repressive Interventions Based on Considerations of Risk

    Author : Magnus Hörnqvist; Janne Flyghed; Richard Ericson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Power; Productive; Repressive; Risk; State; Foucault; Marx; Criminology; Kriminologi; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Four interventions are analysed: the activity guarantee for long term unemployed, the customs control of border crossers, the cognitive skills training program and the conditions of incarceration among prison inmates. The interventions are performed by state organisations, based on considerations of risk and involve the exercise of power in a productive or repressive form. READ MORE

  3. 3. Renewable energy and the function of law : a comparative study of legal rules related to the planning, location and installation of windmills

    Author : Maria Pettersson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Law; Rättsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Swedish energy policy relies heavily on the promotion of renewable energy, in particu-lar wind power. Notwithstanding a substantial political and economic support for this development, the installed capacity of wind power in Sweden remains fairly small both in relation to the corresponding development in other countries and in absolute num-bers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impartial or Uninvolved? : The Anatomy of 20th Century Doctrine on the Law of Neutrality

    Author : Pål Wrange; Ove Bring; Stephen Neff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; neutrality; law of neutrality; collective security; international legal doctrine; history of international law; conceptual history; international legal theory; International law; Folkrätt; folkrätt; Public International Law;

    Abstract : This work focuses on neutrality as a discourse in the 20th century. I have looked at a number of doctrinal texts and read them both as legal arguments and as texts with philosophical and political implications. Therefore, this is a piece of intellectual (or conceptual) history in international law. READ MORE

  5. 5. Legitimized Refugees : A Critical Investigation of Legitimacy Claims within the Precedents of Swedish Asylum Law

    Author : Martin Joormann; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugee law; legitimacy; power and uncertainty; Sweden; Migration Court of Appeal; judges; precedents; critical discourse analysis; collective case study; institutionalized power imbalance;

    Abstract : This study focuses on asylum cases decided at Sweden’s migration courts. More precisely, it analyses how the highest legal instance, the Migration Court of Appeal (hereafter MCA), legitimizes decisions that concern asylum seekers. Using critical discourse analysis (CDA), the study makes power relations visible. READ MORE