Search for dissertations about: "state obligations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words state obligations.

  1. 1. Defining rape : emerging obligations for states under international law?

    Author : Maria Eriksson; Joakim Nergelius; Ola Engdahl; Helen Durham; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Prohibition of rape; definition of rape; women s rights; armed conflict; state obligations; fragmentation; humanisation; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Juridik; Law;

    Abstract : The prevalence of rape and its widespread impunity, whether committed during armed conflict or peacetime, has been firmly condemned by the UN and its prohibition has been consistently recognised in international law. This development, however, is a rather novel endeavour. READ MORE

  2. 2. The justification and legitimacy of the active welfare state : some philosophical aspects

    Author : Mikael Dubois; Sven Ove Hansson; Stuart White; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Political philosophy; social justice; justification; legitimacy; welfare state; social insurance; prevention; conditionality; active welfare state; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis has two aims. The first aim is to set out an argument for social insurance in the form of compulsory income insurance in the event of sickness or unemployment, and to explore two lines of arguments for social insurance policies that are commonly associated with an active welfare state that seeks to prevent or reduce reliance on social insurance. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Inquiry into the Compatibility of the Demo-Conditionality with State Sovereignty in International law : With Special Focus on The European Union and the African, the Caribbean and the Pacific Countries Relations

    Author : Richard Juma Nyabinda; Pär Hallström; Erik Wennerström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International law; State Sovereignty; Donors and Recipients; Development assistance; Human Rights; Free and Fair Elections; Democracy-conditionality; and the European-the African; the Caribbean and the Pacific countries.; International law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This study examines the issue of compatibility of demo-conditionality with state sovereignty in international law.  From a practical perspective, it examines the state of the science with respect to the enforcement of demo-conditionality, in the context of the unique relationship between the European Union and the African,  Caribbean and Pacific countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Access to water : Rights, obligations and the Bangalore situation

    Author : Jenny T. Grönwall; Johan Hedrén; Julie Wilk; Srinivasan Janakarajan; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; access to water; rights; human rights; water rights; India; Bangalore; tillgång till vatten; rättigheter; mänskliga rättigheter; vattenrättigheter; Indien; Bangalore; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The city of Bangalore in southern India is undergoing rapid urbanisation and administrative transition. Its growth puts pressure on the available water sources – being mainly the disputed inter-State River Cauvery and the hard-rock aquifers – with ensuing problems of access. READ MORE

  5. 5. The imagined environmental citizen : exploring the state - individual relationship in Swedish environmental policy

    Author : Simon Matti; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : As environmental problems today are understood as being problems of collective action, they also depend on the broad engagement of individual citizens for their successful solution. Institutions directed towards resolving the environmental situation need, accordingly, to be perceived by the citizenry as promoting acceptable goals, for acceptable reasons and by the use of acceptable means. READ MORE