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Egypt on the way towards democracy
Ptáčník, Martin ; Müller, Karel (advisor) ; Němec, Jan (referee)
This final thesis deals with the theoretical prerequisites and preconditions of democracy and the possibilities of its permanent establishing in Egypt. The main goal of the thesis is to answer the research question, if Egypt is prepared for democracy. In this case study, the role and the specific status of the Egyptian army is examinand as well. The first part deals with the theory of favorable conditions for establishing and maintaining of democracy, published by Robert Dahl, and Lipset's theoretical approach to conditions leading to the stability of democratic regimes. The second theoretical part is dedicated to the relationship among the army and democracy and the civilian control over the military. In this part Samuel Huntington's and Nordlinger's theories are used as well as the Lawson, May and Selochan's alternative concept, which is contributed to developing countries. All the theories used in the thesis are applied on the specific political reality of Egypt. Also theories related with the issue of the military and its position within the Egyptian political system are applied in the empirical part.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the possibilities of its solution
Ptáčník, Martin ; Lisa, Aleš (advisor) ; Prorok, Vladimír (referee)
This bachelor thesis deals with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Its main aim is to outline the possibilities of its solution. The first chapter gives an overview on the area of conflict and conflict resolution. In the second chapter, the policy and interests of the key actors in this conflict - Israel and Palestine - are investigated. The third chapter is devoted to the other actors - stakeholders - of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: to the United States of America, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations.
Analysis of the Food Crisis: Causes, Consequences and Solutions
Ptáčník, Martin ; Kotýnková, Magdalena (advisor) ; Hylmarová, Tereza (referee)
The thesis brings a comprehensive analysis of the food crisis of recent years. There was a dramatic increase in staple food prices in 2007-2008 and 2010-2011 which combined with persistent poverty is a serious problem for many millions of people. The objective of the thesis is to analyze the causes of this phenomenon. There are also examined socio-economic effects of rising global food prices on the quality of life in developing countries. In this sense, research is carried out whether the appropriate means helped to solve the food crisis and there are also suggested other options to address the current situation in order to reduce hunger and undernutrition in the world and avoid other people fall into poverty. Research is conducted using the method of observation, causal analysis and synthesis.
History of institutional organization of the European Union and current reform tendencies
Ptáčník, Martin ; Ševčíková, Michaela (advisor) ; Ježek, Tomáš (referee)
This thesis deals with the issue of institutions of the European Union. First chapter brings an overview of history of european integration, since early post-war period until the beginning of new millenium. Then there is a chracteristic of the most important EU institutions, their composition, roles and powers. Last part of the study is focused on current reform tendencies and institutional changes which brings the Lisbon Treaty. At the end there is also mentioned the problem of contemporary European Union which is the democratic deficit.

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