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Social rights of migrating citizens of the European union
Muschaliková, Dominika ; Druláková, Radka (advisor) ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (referee)
The topic of this bachelor thesis are the social rights of migrating habitants of the European union. Sufficient social security is considered a vital part of European politics and has a high priority among the overall goals of European Union. This thesis tries to find the value of the social security policy, it contains the elementary overview of social legislature regulation (mainly the EU regulation 883/2014). It also identifies the most important changes and tendencies in the area of social law. Furthermore, it researches the positive and negative effects of the current policy on migrating citizens, with special attention to the challenges that this policy has to face. This thesis includes schemes that try to depict this problematic in a more comprehensible manner.
Emigration from Czech territory to Brazil
Němečková, Klára ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (advisor) ; Novotná, Markéta (referee)
The bachelor thesis deals with the emigration from Czech territory to Brazil since the 20th century to the present. The thesis is based on the analysis of push and pull factors which led to emigration in both the domestic and receiving countries. In the first chapter, there are presented theoretical factors which could possibly lead to emigration and in the second chapter these factors are directly applied on the historical background in both countries. In the last chapter, the presence of these factors is analyzed in particular human testimonies which were found out by the author of this thesis via structured dialogues with Czech emigrants. The aim of this thesis is to identify push and pull factors of emigration and to present them in those testimonies. The aim is thus not to generalize these motives on a large scale but likely to analyze through the push and pull factors the circumstances and particular stories of emigration at eight enquired respondents. The reports of the structured dialogues are part of the attachment of the thesis.
The OSCE activity in Ukraine during 2014-2016 conflict.
Pysmennyi, Vladyslav ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (advisor) ; Dubský, Zbyněk (referee)
The goal of this work is to analyze the activity of OSCE during Ukrainian conflict in 2014-2016. Primarily, we will focus on organizations peacekeeping and peacemaking activities and it's role in internal conflicts resolution. With help of available literature sources, we will analyze the methods used by OSCE and results of organizations work as well.
UNICEF and the issue of child soldiers in South Sudan
Hnaníčková, Barbora ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (advisor) ; Burešová, Jana (referee)
This bachelor's thesis deals with child soldiers in South Sudan and activities of the international humanitarian organization UNICEF. The goal of this thesis is to analyze the worsening situation of child soldiers in South Sudan, to evaluate the humanitarian work of UNICEF in solving this issue and to determine if UNICEF uses all its possibilities, or whether its work can be make even more effective.
Respect for Human Rights and Transnational Corporations: Coca-Cola Case Study
Hyšková, Kateřina ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (advisor) ; Trávníčková, Zuzana (referee)
This bachelor thesis deals with the issue of violation of human rights by transnational corporations on a case of Coca-Cola. The theoretical part explains the international legal responsibility of individual subjects of the international environment and the issue of non-binding international legal standards for the issue of transnational corporations and human rights. In the empirical part, the thesis tries to answer the question of to what extent and which specific human rights Coca-Cola violates and analyses the behaviour of the company when confronting states and their citizens for violating their rights.
International Effort to Eliminate Discrimination Based on Caste in India
Valentová, Kristýna ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (advisor) ; Burešová, Jana (referee)
The bachelor thesis deals with international reaction to the violation of human rights in the form of caste discrimination in India. The main aim of the thesis is to identify instruments of the human rights policy used towards India by two international governmental organizations, namely the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU). The first part of the thesis concerns with theoretical definition of the human rights policy instruments. To better understand the issue of caste discrimination, in the second chapter the thesis looks at the caste system in India and the Indian legislation related to castes. Next chapters study specific reactions of the UN and the EU and the instruments that have been applied by both organizations.
Respect and observance of human rights in the Russian Federation from the perspective of the European Union
Zingerová, Alina ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (advisor) ; Trávníčková, Zuzana (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the issue of respect and protection of human rights in the Russian Federation, with particular emphasis on the European view on this topic. Within the content of the thesis is the presentation and explanation of the difference between the approach of the Russian Federation and the European Union to the protection of human rights based on the application of two different theories of access policy - the theory of commitment and the theory of compliance. The thesis focuses mainly on political and civil rights and freedoms, and submits the main factors behind the Russian approach to the protection of human rights and the current situation of human rights in the Russian Federation. The aim of the thesis is presentation and evaluation of different approaches to the protection of human rights of the Russian Federation and the European Union by applying the theory of commitment and the theory of compliance, and to highlight the main causes that lead to the current human rights situation in the Russian region.
The concept of creating shared value as an instrument of regulation of transnational corporations in the globalized international relations: A case study of Nestlé
Fila, Ladislav ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (advisor) ; Machoň, Miloslav (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on the concept of creating shared value, as an instrument of self-regulation by transnational corporations, with particular emphasis on respect for human rights. Specifically, this thesis studies the case of practical application of this concept at Nestlé. The aim of the thesis is to evaluate, whether the concept is an effective instrument of self-regulation by transnational corporations. The theoretical section analyses the concept of creating shared value, including the theoretical definition of the practical application of this concept. The empirical section focuses on the practical application of the concept at Nestlé, and consequential evaluation of the effectivity of the concept. In order to objectively evaluate the effectivity of the concept, this thesis is based on materials from both Nestlé and independent organizations, which inspect the real impacts of this concept in practice.
Developments and Changes in Swedish Security Policy in the Context of Globalization
Rolenc, Jan Martin ; Eichler, Jan (advisor) ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (referee) ; Krč, Miroslav (referee) ; Kraftová, Ivana (referee)
The aim of the thesis is to examine the aspects and benefits of neutrality for both Sweden and the international community, to look for the causes of its current changing and problematic situation and to identify the opportunities it still offers. The text therefore answers these research questions: What was the contribution of neutrality to Sweden's security policy in the 20th century? What was the contribution of Swedish neutrality to the international community in the 20th century? What has changed and how that, since the end of the Cold War, Swedish neutrality has been transformed? What opportunities does Swedish security policy offer today? In accordance with the aims and questions, the topic is elaborated as an historical interpretive (and explanatory) and literature-assessing dissertation. Its first part (chapter 1) is a conceptual analysis and a state of the art review of the wider context of the topic. The second part (chapters 2 and 3) is a qualitative single case study. As to theory, the thesis draws from liberalism, constructivism and the Copenhagen School of Security Studies. The changes in (international) security and Swedish security policy and neutrality are interpreted in the context of globalisation processes. The text identifies two notions of security - military and open/liberal, which it links to two dimensions of political neutrality - realistic and idealistic and, by applying them, answers the questions asked. It concludes that the Swedish security policy or neutrality has been and is primarily about finding effective and legitimate alternatives and ways to implement them in a transforming, complex and uncertain world.
Problematic Identification with the EU - analysis of Danish euroscepticism
Hořejšová, Tereza ; Šlosarčík, Ivo (advisor) ; Svobodný, Petr (referee) ; Zemanová, Štěpánka (referee)
The dissertation thesis analyses factors which are characteristic for Danish euroscepticism. It seeks an aswer to a question whether certain national specifics pre-determine "the Danish" version of euroscepticism. In previous research, it has not been very common to analyse national versions of public euroscepticism but the current academic knowledge about euroscepticism is still not satisfactory and in particular does not take into account the tender nuances in demonstration and origins of euroscepticism of each member state. However, as this thesis hypotheses, it is necessary to take the national eurosceptic specifics into account while designing the communication policy on EU issues. The thesis concludes that in the case of Denmark, the national specifics which have been identified as strong perception of national identity, referenda, EU opt-outs, specific political system and a formalised co- ordination system of EU affairs, serve as roots, i.e. not as a consequence, of Danish euroscepticism. Keywords European Union; Denmark; Euroscepticism; opt-outs; identity; public opinion; communication policy.

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