Search for dissertations about: "Democratic theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 swedish dissertations containing the words Democratic theory.

  1. 1. The Art of Making Democratic Trouble : Four Art Events and Radical Democratic Theory

    Author : Elín Hafsteinsdóttir; Cecilia Åse; Charlotte Fridolfsson; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; radical democracy; art; event; space of conflict; agonistic democracy; discourse theory; post-structuralist theory; Chantal Mouffe; Aletta Norval; Sweden; the Netherlands; democratic subjectivity; political subject; politicization; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heated debates and strong emotions occasionally arise in the public sphere in the wake of an art object. The interaction that follows becomes part of what we as citizens share in a democracy, with its particular conditions of political speech and democratic exchange. READ MORE

  2. 2. Plato's Republic on Democracy : Freedom, Fear and Tyrants Everywhere

    Author : Oda E. Wiese Tvedt; Pauliina Remes; Hallvard Fossheim; Patricia Mindus; Josiah Ober; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Plato; Socrates; democratic theory; democratic philosophy; political phi-losophy; political theory; Ancient political theory; action theory; ration-ality; social choice theory; autonomy; epistemic vulnerabilities; akrasia; moral psychology; Ancient political institutions; Ancient social institu-tions; Athens; tyranny; oligarchy; democracy; simultaneous vote; Kal-lipolis; guardians; kings; kingship; decision-making; city; soul; polis; self-knowledge; judgement; freedom; power; fear; The Republic; oikos; private; public; History of Philosophy; demos; collectives; Philosophy; with specialization in history of philosophy; Filosofi med filosofihistorisk inriktning; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis poses the question ‘What is the critique of democracy in Plato’s Republic?’ It is not the first to do so. But contrary to standard readings, this thesis does not assume neither epistemological nor elitist explanations. Rather, it sees the Kallipolis, ‘the beautiful city in words’ as predicated on a particular anthropology. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Antagonism to Alienation : Redirecting Radical Democracy

    Author : Sofia Helander; Sofia Näsström; Bo Bengtsson; Alexandra Segerberg; Mikael Carleheden; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; political theory; social theory; democratic theory; critical theory; radical democracy; agonistic democracy; alienation; precarity; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : How can democratic theory address contemporary problems of alienation? Today, alienation manifests itself primarily in processes of precarization and deprofessionalization. When the subject’s work security or professional autonomy is undermined, her relations – not only to others, but also to herself – can become inhibited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Eco-democracy : a green challenge to democratic theory and practice

    Author : Carina Lundmark; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Miljöpolitik: Sverige; Democratic theory; political culture; ecocentrism; liberty; equality; participation; environmental rights; environmental citizenship; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

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  5. 5. Democracy, education and citizenship : towards a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens

    Author : Klas Roth; Christer Fritzell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deliberative democracy; democratic education; deliberation; citizenship education; educational theory; philosophy of education and political theory.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The present thesis suggests ideas for a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens in a multicultural society in terms of what I have called Eddemcit. It involves a) an ideal view of democracy in communicative and discourse-ethical terms, b) a comprehensive view of an autonomous citizen, c) two conditions for deliberation in terms of opportunity and freedom, d) a core value in terms of conscious social and cultural mediation, e) democratic principles as heuristic devices, f) an understanding of democratic deliberation in terms of intersubjectivity, processes and the better argument. READ MORE