Search for dissertations about: "American politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words American politics.

  1. 1. Ethno-Politics : The Consequences of Ethnic Discrimination for Latino Ethnic Identity Orientation and Ethno-Mobilization

    Author : Azril Bacal Roij; Hedvig Ekerwald; Manuela Boatcă; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; structural racial ethnic inequality; cultural racism; color line; ethnic discrimination; ethnic identity orientation; ethno-politics; citizenship; national identity; Latino Movement; racialization; experiential research; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis is a study of Latino migrants and Latino minority members, mainly in USA, and also in Sweden. The three theoretical and the two empirical studies cover a long period and are grounded in ethnicity as an established study field. READ MORE

  2. 2. Politics on the net : NGO practices and experiences

    Author : Pia Brundin; Jan Olsson; Håkan Thörn; Peter Dahlgren; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internet; ICTs; politics; cyber politics; NGOs; political culture; national political context; online activism; advocacy; interactivity; social movements; political influence; globalisation; civil society; global civil society; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates how different kinds of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), operating in different national political contexts, perceive and use the Internet as a political space. The political space concept, as defined here, encompasses two dimensions of Internet use: one external, where organisations use the Internet for online activism and campaigning, and one internal, signifying organisational use of the Internet to promote engagement and interactivity with members and/or supporters. READ MORE

  3. 3. The code of Concord : Emerson's search for universal laws

    Author : Anders Hallengren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 ; natural law; ethics; aesthetics; esthetics; politics; USA; ethics and physics; laws of nature; laws of society; laws of art; American literature; American philosophy; American history; legal philosophy; constitutional law; human rights; rule of law; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Theoretical philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi; Public law; Offentlig rätt; Other law; Övrig rätt; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Political science; Statsvetenskap; litteraturvetenskap; Literature; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this work is to detect a pattern: the concordance of Ethics and Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics in the most influential American thinker of the nineteenth century. It is an attempt to trace a basic concept of the Emersonian transcendentalist doctrine, its development, its philosophical meaning and practical implications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conserving the American Dream : Faith and Politics in the U.S. Heartland

    Author : Erik Nilsson; Gudrun Dahl; Matthew Engelke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United States; conservatism; political activism; Christianity; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : Recent decades have seen substantial changes in the U.S. political landscape. One particularly significant development has been the growing influence of a conservative coalition encompassing evangelical Christianity, interventionist foreign policy and neoliberal reform. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Politics and Health Economics

    Author : Linuz Aggeborn; Eva Mörk; Mikael Elinder; Kaisa Kotakorpi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Political Leadership; American politics; Regression discontinuity; Voter turnout; Local public finance; Sweden; Finland; Right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (with Mattias Öhman): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. READ MORE