Sökning: "autocracy"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 26 uppsatser innehållade ordet autocracy.

  1. 1. Are the Interests of Women Included in Times of Crisis? : A comparative study of the substantive representation of women during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Southern African Region

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Janna Cederquist; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Representation; substantive representation; descriptive representation; democracy; electoral autocracy; Southern Africa; gender; female political representation; COVID-19; pandemic;

    Sammanfattning : This study set out to answer how and to what extent the gendered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are addressed in parliamentary debates in the Southern African regional context. As both the proportion of women in parliament and the level of democracy have been established by previous research as important conditions for women to be able to act for women as a group, four countries with varying combinations of these factors are examined. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Trust is good; control is better Exploring repression is the relation between Collective Actions and Blacklists within the Chinese Social Credit System

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Alexandre Souza Gomes; [2020-11-13]
    Nyckelord :Chinese social credit system; autocracy; repression; Collective Action; blacklist;

    Sammanfattning : The Social Credit System (SCS) is a trial regulatory and reputational system set to score, reward, and punish Chinese residents for desirable and undesirable behavior. Officially, the SCS aims at enhancing overall societal trust, and integrity. LÄS MER

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Normative Power Europe: Ett verktyg för konsolidering av europeiska normer? : En kvalitativ studie om EU:s normativa maktutövning genom grannskapspolitiken i Moldavien.

    Kandidat-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Författare :Linda Essby; [2020]
    Nyckelord :EU; European Neighborhood Policy; Eastern Partnership; Normative Power Europe; NPE; Normative Power; Moldova.; EU; Grannskapspolitik; Östliga partnerskapet; Normative Power Europe; NPE; Normativ makt; Moldavien.;

    Sammanfattning : Since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 the Moldovan government has become both fragile and unpredictable. With a high susceptibility to external pressures, the country has fallen into a limbo between democracy and autocracy and is today classified as a hybrid regime. LÄS MER