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  1. 1. Dangerous elections : A study on electoral violence and clientelism

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Författare :Erik Forsberg; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Clientelism; election; violence; institution; elections; institutions; patronage; clients; conflict; institution; vote; peace; Africa; sub-Saharan; democracy; democratization; quantitative;

    Sammanfattning : Why do some elections spark violence whilst others do not? That is a question that has gained increased interest from scholars during the last few years. However, because of the field’s relative novelty, and despite the vast literature on democratization and civil war, it is still a question that is not fully comprehended. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Stakes and Social Distance in Deceptive Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Malawi

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Författare :David Cesar-Heymann; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Social distance; Fraud; Deceptive behavior; Development; Malawi;

    Sammanfattning : In a novel experimental setting, we study how stakes and the social distance of the opponent affect deceptive behavior. We run a field experiment using pre-trained actors of different ethnicities who serve as customers utilizing a common means of transport - the bicycle taxi service in Lilongwe, Malawi. LÄS MER

  3. 3. "It's to Protect the Country!": The Everyday Performance of Border Security in Sweden

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Mette Skaarup; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Sweden; Borders; Security; Biopolitics; Foucault; Border control; Border security;

    Sammanfattning : In response to the humanitarian crisis of 2015, Sweden introduced ‘temporary’ border controls. The increasingly permanent controls warrant critical assessment and raise urgent questions: How is border security exercised in practice? What is the relationship between intent and practices on the ground? Which logics drive the border control? This study explores these questions through in-depth interviews with border guards and ethnographic field observations conducted at Hyllie station. LÄS MER

  4. 4. English as a lingua franca in political talk : The use of self-repair and repetition as clarification strategies in political interviews with Jean-Claude Juncker

    Master-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Författare :Silja Röde; [2018]
    Nyckelord :English as a lingua franca ELF ; self-repair; repetition; political discourse; interview;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates the use of two communicative strategies in particular, namely self- repair and repetition, in political interviews with Jean-Claude Juncker where English is used as a lingua franca (ELF). While ELF has received increasing attention throughout the past years, with a variety of researched genres ranging from higher education (e. LÄS MER

  5. 5. CFD Investigation of Aerodynamic Drag Reduction for an Unloaded Timber Truck

    Master-uppsats, Linköpings universitet/Mekanisk värmeteori och strömningslära

    Författare :Raffaele Colombi; [2018]
    Nyckelord :CFD; Aerodynamics; Drag Coefficient; Truck;

    Sammanfattning : The road transport industry is facing a strong need for fuel consumption reduction, driven by the necessity of decreasing polluting emissions, such as CO2 and NOX, as well as coping with strict regulations and increasing fuel costs. For road vehicles the aerodynamic drag constitutes a major source of energy consumption, and for this reason improving the aerodynamic performance of the vehicle is an established approach for reducing fuel consumption and greenhouse gases emissions. LÄS MER

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