Search for dissertations about: "Court"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 swedish dissertations containing the word Court.

  1. 1. Servants of Fortune. The Swedish court between 1598 and 1721

    Author : Fabian Persson; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Modern history up to circa 1800 ; aristocracy; informal power; patronage; prosopography; Court; royal household; Tidig modern historia till ca. 1800 ;

    Abstract : In what has been seen as an age of increasing bureaucratisation, did it matter who was close to the monarch? Since the monarch embodied supreme wordly power, the way in which daily life at court was organised was of great importance. One function of the early modern court was, in the words of Geoffrey Elton, to act as a point of contact between monarch and élite. READ MORE

  2. 2. Age of rust. : Court and power in the Severan age (188-238 AD)

    Author : Viktoria Laeben-Rosén; Gullög Nordquist; Mats Cullhed; Charlotte Wikander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; court; power; Severan; Julia; empress; imperial; favourite; legitimacy; senate; influence; access; palace; Rome; ceremony; Commodus; Severus; Caracalla; Pertinax; Macrinus; Elagabal; Julianus; Maximinus; Gordian; Plautianus; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; amici; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : The Severan age has become known as a time when Syrian empresses brought eastern influences to Rome and transformed the stable principate into an absolutist state ready for the dominate. Every tie to the old principate was broken in a conscious attempt to change the fundamental structure of society. READ MORE

  3. 3. The EU investment court system. A viable reform initiative?

    Author : Hannes Lenk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; EU external relations law; investor-state; arbitration; legitimacy; investment court; ISDS refom; principle of autonomy; foreign direct investment;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the Investment Court System - the EU’s response to the backlash against investor-state arbitration, and its contribution to the ongoing multilateral reform initiative in UNCITRAL. It includes, on the one hand, an investigation of the EU legal framework governing the conclusion of agreements with third countries that feature the Investment Court System, and examines, on the other hand, whether this permanent and court-like structure addresses common concerns over the legitimacy of investor-state arbitration and its central actors. READ MORE

  4. 4. On being heard in court trials and police interrogations : A study of discourse in two institutional contexts

    Author : Linda Jönsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dialogue analysis; Institutional discourse; Court trial; Police interrogation; Accommodation; Dominance; Speech and Writing; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The present studies describe various aspects of the dialogues in two institutional situations, namely criminal court trials and preliminary police interrogations. Both situations are social encounters where professional representatives of an official institution meet and communicate with laymen, suspects and defendants, who are the subject of the institutions' functions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Politics, Law, and Economics

    Author : Linna Martén; Matz Dahlberg; Olle Folke; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political attitudes; Decision making; Court; Immigration; Legal system; Redistribution; Social insurance; Unemployment; Cognitive and Non-cognitive skills; Displaced workers; Plant closure; Defense draw down;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Several countries practice a system where laymen, who lack legal education, participate in the judicial decision making. Yet, little is known about their potential influence on the court rulings. READ MORE