Sökning: "Autocracies"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 uppsatser innehållade ordet Autocracies.

  1. 1. THE CONTRADICTORY ROLE OF THE INTERNET IN AUTOCRACIES Exploring differences between reactive and proactive online repression

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Ella Turta; [2021-07-20]
    Nyckelord :online repression; mass mobilization; asymmetrical control; internet policy; digital authoritarianism;

    Sammanfattning : Ever since the early days of the Internet the “freedom of the Internet” has been a subject for debate. Is it characterized by an anti-authoritarian ideology that fosters public dissent and challenges the authoritarian rule? Or are autocrats using modern technology for their own illiberal purposes? Recent research argues that viewing modern communication technology asinherently liberative or repressive undermines the fact that the Internet functions in a constantly evolving political context. LÄS MER

  2. 2. INFORMATION AND QUALITY OF GOVERNANCE IN NON-DEMOCRATIC SETTINGS A Geospatial Analysis of Media Access and Quality of Public Service Provision in Uganda

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Klara Schönenberger; [2021-07-20]
    Nyckelord :Media Access; Accountability; Public Service Provision; Autocracies; Uganda;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigated whether access to a non-state-owned radio station can improve the provision of public services at the district level as aspect of quality of governance in Uganda, depending on the visibility and street-discretion of the service. Thereby, this work attempts to fill the research gap on media access and quality of governance in a non-democratic setting. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Militarization: A Witch's War Brew? : How military power affects authoritarian regimes' behavior

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

    Författare :Lina Sigurdh; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Militarization; autocratization; conflict onset; conflict behavior; military power;

    Sammanfattning : The effect of regime type on conflict onset is a well-studied phenomenon, and various studies have found that variance in regime type, and within regime types, affects conflict onset. For instance, militarization in autocracies seems to be linked with increased risk of initiating conflict. LÄS MER

  4. 4. UNEQUAL PILLARS Examining Inequality and Protest Among Autocracies

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Clancy Karlsson; [2020-11-13]
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    Sammanfattning : The goal of this thesis is to analyze the relationship of economic inequality to protest occurrence alongside other factors across autocratic regimes.Earlier work has done much to explore the diversity of autocracies and their policy outcomes. Others have examined how economic inequality may affect resources and grievances. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Sammanfattning : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. LÄS MER