Search for dissertations about: "Estonia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 swedish dissertations containing the word Estonia.

  1. 1. Searching for Authentic Living Through Native Faith The Maausk Movement in Estonia

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jenni Rinne; Maria Zackariasson; David Thurfjell; Laura Stark; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; native faith; neo-paganism; affect; affective pattern; emotions; place; tradition; authenticity; neoliberalism; globalisation; identity; Estonia; lived religion; post-soviet; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The broad aim of this thesis is twofold: firstly, I contextualise the Maausk movement and its practitioners’ understandings in relation to history and the surrounding society; secondly, I analyse the affective and embodied experiences of being a Maausk practitioner from a phenomenological perspective.The thesis focuses on the formation and practice of Maausk, which is perceived to be deeply tied to the society and history where it exists. READ MORE

  2. 2. Civic experiences and public connection : media and young people in Estonia

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericsson; Mats Ekström; Peter Lunt; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civic Culture; Mediated Citizenship; Decentred Media Studies; Mediatisation; Mediation; Conflict Theory; Narrative Analysis; Young People; Estonia; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    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

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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericsson; Mats Ekström; Peter Lunt; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Constitutionalism in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania : A Study in Comparative Constitutional Law

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Caroline Taube; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Law; constitutionalism; normative constitution; hierarchy of legal norms; constitutional rights; judicial review of constitutionality; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; rättsvetenskap; juridik; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Constitutional Law; konstitutionell rätt;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the present constitutions of Estonia (1992), Latvia (1922) and Lithuania (1992). Their content and implementation by judicial means are examined and compared with each other. The choice of constitution - a new or an old - is also discussed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Translating Popular Education Civil Society Cooperation between Sweden and Estonia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pelle Åberg; Anders Uhlin; Ulrika Mörth; Karl Magnus Johansson; Mikko Lagerspetz; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Translation; diffusion; socialization; popular education; civil society; Sweden; Estonia; transnational cooperation; democracy promotion; ABF; AHL; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : By their very nature, attempts by civil society organizations to promote democracy abroad involve cooperation and contact across the borders of nation states. The dissemination of the ideas and practices of the promoters is often essential; in the case of Swedish democracy promotion, popular education or folkbildning has been important. READ MORE