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Lobbying under revideringen av EU:s Tobaksproduktdirektiv - En analys ur ett demokratiskt perspektiv

Teymouri, Darjosh LU and Westberg, Emma LU (2015) STVA22 20142
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This study examines the level of democracy with lobbying. We use Robert A. Dahl’s criteria’s for a democratic process as a measurement tool and the Tobacco Products Directive as an analysis unit. We compare the lobbying activities of two major lobby organisations during the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive. The two lobby organisations are in-house lobbyist groups and NGO-lobbyists, which showcase different methods of lobbying with in the two parts in this study.
Comparing activities undertaken by the lobbyist groups utilising Dahl’s democratic process criteria identifies lobbying as a complex phenomenon. Thus, in analysis, one must consider both strengths and weaknesses in a democratic perspective whilst considering alternative,... (More)
This study examines the level of democracy with lobbying. We use Robert A. Dahl’s criteria’s for a democratic process as a measurement tool and the Tobacco Products Directive as an analysis unit. We compare the lobbying activities of two major lobby organisations during the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive. The two lobby organisations are in-house lobbyist groups and NGO-lobbyists, which showcase different methods of lobbying with in the two parts in this study.
Comparing activities undertaken by the lobbyist groups utilising Dahl’s democratic process criteria identifies lobbying as a complex phenomenon. Thus, in analysis, one must consider both strengths and weaknesses in a democratic perspective whilst considering alternative, heterodox explanations. (Less)
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author
Teymouri, Darjosh LU and Westberg, Emma LU
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organization
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STVA22 20142
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L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
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keywords
Lobbyism, Demokrati, Tobaksproduktdirektivet, EU, lobbyist, Smoke Free Partnership, Philip Morris International, beslutsprocess, Bryssel, deltagarform
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Swedish
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4913839
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2015-02-28 17:30:15
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2015-02-28 17:30:15
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  abstract     = {This study examines the level of democracy with lobbying. We use Robert A. Dahl’s criteria’s for a democratic process as a measurement tool and the Tobacco Products Directive as an analysis unit. We compare the lobbying activities of two major lobby organisations during the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive. The two lobby organisations are in-house lobbyist groups and NGO-lobbyists, which showcase different methods of lobbying with in the two parts in this study.
Comparing activities undertaken by the lobbyist groups utilising Dahl’s democratic process criteria identifies lobbying as a complex phenomenon. Thus, in analysis, one must consider both strengths and weaknesses in a democratic perspective whilst considering alternative, heterodox explanations.},
  author       = {Teymouri, Darjosh and Westberg, Emma},
  keyword      = {Lobbyism,Demokrati,Tobaksproduktdirektivet,EU,lobbyist,Smoke Free Partnership,Philip Morris International,beslutsprocess,Bryssel,deltagarform},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Lobbying under revideringen av EU:s Tobaksproduktdirektiv - En analys ur ett demokratiskt perspektiv},
  year         = {2015},
}