Search for dissertations about: "Baltic and East European studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 swedish dissertations containing the words Baltic and East European studies.

  1. 1. Civic experiences and public connection media and young people in Estonia

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Anne Kaun; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Örebro universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Civic Culture; Mediated Citizenship; Decentred Media Studies; Mediatisation; Mediation; Conflict Theory; Narrative Analysis; Young People; Estonia; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : How do young people in Estonia experience the political, politics and citizenship? How are these civic experiences connected to young peoples’ experiences with the media? Anne Kaun’s thesis Civic Experiences and Public Connection presents a theoretical and empirical investigation of how civic experiences, particularly public connection, emerge in the context of contemporary Estonia. Employing open-ended online diaries and in-depth interviews, she aims to develop an in-depth understanding of how young people experience democracy today, and how they express themselves as citizens; expression not only through the physical performance of citizenship, but also through orientation, interest in, and reflection about issues that are of common concern or should be seen as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. Academics and Politics Northern European Area Studies at Greifswald University, 1917–1991

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Marco Nase; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian Studies; Soft Power; Public Diplomacy; History of Universities; Nazi Germany; GDR; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : The decision to institute Area Studies in German universities in 1917, was born out of a perceived need to widen the intellectual horizon of the public and academia alike. At Greifswald University this ambitious reform programme saw the foundation of a Nordic Institute, charged with interdisciplinary studies of contemporary Northern Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participation and Legitimacy Actor Involvement for Nature Conservation

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Linn Rabe; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participation; legitimacy; multi-level; governance; actor involvement; marine protected areas; coastal management; public consultation; locals; nature resource conflict; public-private relations; HELCOM; Baltic Sea; Sweden; Deltagande; samråd; naturvård; miljöskydd; samhällsstyrning; länsstyrelse; naturreservat; marin förvaltning; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis in environmental science aims to contribute to the theoretical and empirical understanding of the relation between participation and legitimacy in multi-level environmental governance.It is widely assumed that actor involvement has great potential to improve the legitimacy of nature conservation through long-term acceptance and target achievement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendering in political journalism a comparative study of Russia and Sweden

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Liudmila Voronova; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; gender; gendering; journalists; journalism culture; political journalism; Russia; Sweden; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The news media are expected to provide equal space to female and male political actors, promoting the idea of equal access to political power, since they are recognized as a holder of power with a social responsibility to respect gender equality. However, as previous research shows, political news coverage is characterized by so-called “gendered mediation” (Gidengil and Everitt 1999), i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mediated Europes Discourse and Power in Ukraine, Russia and Poland During Euromaidan

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Roman Horbyk; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; media; discourse; power; postcolonial theory; foreign policy; journalists; politicians; Europe; Ukraine; Russia; Poland; Euromaidan; медії; дискурс; влада; зовнішня політика; журналісти; політики; Европа; Україна; Росія; Евромайдан; medier; diskurs; makt; utrikespolitik; journalister; politiker; Europa; Ukraina; Ryssland; Polen; Euromajdan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This study focuses on mediated representations of Europe during Euromaidan and the subsequent Ukraine–Russia crisis, analysing empirical material from Ukraine, Poland and Russia. The material includes articles from nine newspapers, diverse in terms of political and journalistic orientation, as well as interviews with journalists, foreign policymakers and experts, drawing also on relevant policy documents as well as online and historical sources. READ MORE