Search for dissertations about: "Erik Amnå"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Erik Amnå.

  1. 1. A pluralist state? : civil society organizations’ access to the Swedish policy process 1964-2009

    Author : Erik Lundberg; Erik Amnå; Thomas Sedelius; Pia Brundin; Göran Sundström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; access; interest representation; civil society; neo-corporatism; pluralism; political opportunity structures; policy network; resource exchange; consultations; governmental commissions; remiss procedure; Sweden; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Including civil society organizations in the policy process is a distinctive trait of democratic governance. But, while being highly valuable from a democratic point of view, not all civil society organizations are represented in the policy process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Breaking the law : adolescents' involvement in illegal political activitiy

    Author : Viktor Dahl; Erik Amnå; Mats Ekström; Lauree Tilton-Weaver; Sven Oskarsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; illegal political activity; adolescents; political socialization; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Illegal political activity has always been part of a democratic society. Despite this, not much is known about young people’s involvement in these political activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Matters of Public Connection : The role of mediated and interpersonal communication in young people's environmental engagement

    Author : Yuliya Lakew; Ulrika Olausson; Håkan Stattin; Erik Amnå; Bengt Johansson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public connection; mediated public connection; environmental engagement; climate change; skepticism; gender divide; environmental communication; young people;

    Abstract : What lies at the heart of environmental identity is the recognition of our interconnection with other people, living and not yet born, as well as nonhumans. To develop this sense of belonging, one needs to sustain public connection—a basic orientation to the public world where matters of shared concern are addressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. The dynamics of policy formation : making sense of feelings of public unsafety

    Author : Monika Persson; Jan Olsson; Erik Amnå; Rolf Lidskog; Elin Wihlborg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Policy formation; wicked problems; sensemaking; safety; unsafety; fear of crime; policy change; discourse; ideas; interpretive; policy transfer; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Every policy problem has inherent value dimensions. It is on the basis of values that a state of affairs is perceived as undesirable, and thus acknowledged as a problem. This makes the process of defining and negotiating the meaning of a problem an essentially political process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Youths' political efficacy : sources, effects and potentials for political equality

    Author : Sofia Sohl; Erik Amnå; Cecilia Arensmeier; Simone Abendschön; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Efficacy; Political Socialization; Youth; Political Equality; Political Participation; School; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to increase knowledge of political efficacy,both theoretically and empirically. A thorough theoretical discussion iscombined with empirical studies of the development of political efficacy and of its effects on political participation. The results are also discussed in the light of political equality. READ MORE