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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 67 uppsatser innehållade ordet authoritarianism.

  1. 1. Master’s Thesis in Political Science Democratization in southern Africa: Process and Challenges : A case study of Zimbabwe’s divergent path in its democratic transition

    Magister-uppsats, Högskolan Dalarna/Statsvetenskap

    Författare :Dorcas Hällstrand; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Democratization; democratic transition; authoritarian rule; dominant party system; power dynamics; power capture; power division; power sharing;

    Sammanfattning : Despite promising prospects to transition towards a democracy after attaining its independence in 1980, Zimbabwe somehow fell into authoritarian rule and became increasingly undemocratic compared to other countries in southern Africa. Therefore, this thesis seeks to understand why a “most likely” case of democratization in the region failed and instead slipped into authoritarianism between 1980 and 2000. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Otrygghet på svenska redaktioner. Hat, arbetsbelastning eller utLASning? En översikt av svenska journalisters arbetsmiljö

    Kandidat-uppsats, Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Författare :Elias Liljeström; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Journalists’ and job security; Hate and intimidation; News media; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : Although the Nordic countries have consistently ranked at the top of the Press Freedom Index for the last decade they aren’t a monolith, untouched by the rise of populism, authoritarianism and its frequent attacks on the press; a scourge of democratic nations during the last vestiges of the 2010s. Nor have their media managed to escape the rocky seas of finding viable market solutions in an increasingly accelerating and expanding digital reality. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Sustainable environmental vs. sustainable social development : Tendencies of carbon colonialism and green authoritarianism when implementing renewable energy strategies on indigenous peoples’ territories

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan Dalarna/Religionsvetenskap

    Författare :Jonas Bergman; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Indigenous peoples; renewable energy; ILO 169; UNDRIP; Sami people; wind power;

    Sammanfattning : The intention with this essay is to illustrate the conflicts that might occur when states implement renewable energy strategies on lands that have traditionally belonged to indigenous peoples. To do so I have analysed case studies from Sweden as well as Latin America regarding renewable energy projects in areas that could be claimed to belong to indigenous groups and compared the conclusions from these studies to what the existing legal framework on the topic of the rights of indigenous peoples dictates. LÄS MER

  4. 4. How have Confucian traditions and values influenced institutional power structures in Maoist ideology?  : A comparative discourse analysis of ideologies enforcing authoritarianism. 

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Författare :Fredrik Larsson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :China; Confucianism; Maoism; PRC; People’s Republic of China; Philosophy; Totalitarianism; Discourse Analysis; CCP;

    Sammanfattning : This master’s thesis will thoroughly analyze the discourse that is the transformation and interaction of the Maoist ideology with the previous Confucian traditions and its importance in institutional spheres of society in contemporary China. The thesis aims to analyze correlations and causations to the aspect of the rise of Maoism from a non-Communist Chinese society highly influenced by Confucian values and traditions to a Maoist dominated Chinese cultural, social, and political landscape. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Technological Salvation or Orwellian Panopticon? : A Case Study on Social Labelling, Governance, and Social Control in China´s Social Credit System

    Kandidat-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Författare :Fredrik Ragnell; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Social Labelling; China; Social Credit System; Governance; Social Control;

    Sammanfattning : The international governance discourse has seen radical changes in both trends and understandings in recent years, from the global dominance of liberal democracy after the Cold War, to the current movement towards authoritarianism. The modern autocracy has progressed its reach by the use of new applications in technology, which has resulted in a digital authoritarianism, also known as E-governance. LÄS MER