Search for dissertations about: "Political attitudes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the words Political attitudes.

  1. 1. Leetocracy. Political participation, social network sites and inequality

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Nils Gustafsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social network sites; political participation; social media; Web 2.0; political mobilization; social movements; political parties; democratic theory;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about whether social network sites have the potential to bring about more equal participation. It deals with a phenomenon that has changed the underlying infrastructure of how millions of people communicate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making sense of Baltic democracy : public support and political representation in nationalising states

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Kjetil Duvold; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; democratisation; consolidation; support for democracy; political culture; political representation; party systems; social cleavages; political community; nation-building; ethnic minorities; post-communism; Baltic countries; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Central and Eastern Europe; the European Union; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : A chief topic of this book is the advance of democracy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three countries belong to the most ‘successful’ cases of transition from communist rule to democracy, demonstrated by the fact that they joined the European Union in 2004. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cross-Pressure and Political Representation in Europe A comparative study of MEPs and the intra-party arena

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Magnus Blomgren; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European integration; European Parliament; Members of the European Parliament; MEPs voting behavior; party delegations; party groups; political parties; Political representation; representative roles; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; politikvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores political representation and its manifestation within the European Union (EU). The main purpose is to examine the representative roles of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in the context of cross–pressure between the national level and the EU level. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transcending dichotomies : The many faces of youth dissatisfaction in democracy

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Ali Abdelzadeh; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political dissatisfaction; adolescents; critical citizens; procedural fairness; political attitudes; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : In the recent scholarly debates over changing citizenship attitudes and norms in advanced democracies, especially when it comes to rising levels of political dissatisfaction, opinion about the political role of young people is divided. For some scholars, they represent a driving force behind the development of new kinds of citizenship values, and constitute an asset to the functioning of political systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Technocracy within Representative Democracy. Technocratic Reasoning and Justification among Bureaucrats and Politicians

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Christina Ribbhagen; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; de-politicisation; politicisation; attitudes; political communication; expertise; knowledge utilization; policy type; institutional context; Government Offices; parliamentary debate; survey; hypothetical scenarios; content analysis; risk; values; interests; economic and social steering;

    Abstract : The terms ‘technocracy’ and ‘technocrat’ are becoming part of common usage and it is frequently argued that technocratic decision-making is increasing due to the growing complexity of political matters. However, there is a lack of research into this matter and the concept is underdeveloped. READ MORE