Sökning: "legislative politics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 18 avhandlingar innehållade orden legislative politics.

  1. 1. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

    Författare :Max Waltman; Jonas Tallberg; Catharine A. MacKinnon; Amy Mazur; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. LÄS MER

  2. 2. I linje med partiet? : Maktspel och lojalitet i den svenska riksdagen

    Författare :Lars Davidsson; Jörgen Hermansson; Olof Petersson; Helena Wockelberg; Kaare Strøm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Political science; principal-agent theory; legislative behavior; Swedish politics; constitutional politics; parliamentarians; parliamentary party group; party loyalty; party discipline; party cohesion; preference vote; budgetary reform; electoral reform; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : The preconditions for Swedish MPs’ (Members of Parliament) loyalty to their parliamentary party groups have been modified by two recent constitutional changes: the introduction of preference voting in the electoral system in 1998, and the 1997 reorganisation of the national budgetary process. The main purpose of this thesis is to determine the impact of these reforms on Swedish MPs’ inclination to defect from their party group’s interests. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Understanding Governmental Legislative Capacity. Harmonization of EU legislation in Lithuania and Romania

    Författare :Andreas Bågenholm; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governmental legislative capacity; Lithuania; Romania; legal harmonization; veto players; transposition; candidate countries; European Union;

    Sammanfattning : Governmental legislative capacity is a crucial ability for any government that wishes to fulfil intended goals. Without this capacity, there is a great risk that the decision making system will be paralyzed. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Surplus majority government : A comparative study of Italy and Finland

    Författare :Ann-Cathrine Jungar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Coalition theory; governmental behaviour; parliamentarism; political parties; Italian politics; Finnish politics; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science; Majoritetsstyre; Politik; Finland; Italien; Koalitionsregeringar; Samlingsregeringar; 1990-talet;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates why surplus majority government forms. The study focuses on two political systems, Finland and Italy, where oversized cabinets have been the most frequent type of government during the post-war period. The explanatory scope of two groups of theories is tested on two cases of surplus majority government, i.e. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Demokratiska genvägar : Expertinflytande i den svenska lagstiftningsprocessen om medicinsk genteknik

    Författare :Maria Hedlund; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; experts; democracy; medical gene technology; Swedish politics; Political and administrative sciences; democratic evaluation; förvaltningskunskap; Statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is about expert influence and democracy and focuses on how political decision-making about issues highly dependent on qualified scientific expertise should come about in order to be democratic. The primary purpose of the study is to evaluate, from a democratic perspective, the Swedish legislative process concerned with medical gene technology ? an archetypal case where the decision-making processes involve a marked level of expertise. LÄS MER