Search for dissertations about: "European Dimension"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words European Dimension.

  1. 1. Learning To Be(come) A Good European : A Critical Analysis of the Official European Union Discourse on European Identity and Higher Education

    Author : Jonna Johansson; Geoffrey Gooch; Juliet Lodge; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Identity; higher education; European dimension; competitiveness; Knowledge Economy; language; citizenship; activity; mobility; neo-liberalism; flexibility; Lifelong Learning; Unity in Diversity; flexibilitet; språk; medborgarskap; Identitet; högre utbildning; enighet i mångfald; europeisk dimension; aktivitet; livslångt lärande; rörlighet; neoliberalism; konkurrenskraft; kunskapsekonomi; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : During the year 2007 when this thesis was completed the European Union could look back at fifty years of collaboration, which began with the signing of the Treaty of Rome in 1957 and which has developed from being mainly economic in character to incorporating a political as well as a social dimension at the European level. In 2007 the European Union also commemorated the twentieth anniversary of Erasmus, its higher education mobility programme. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning to Be (come) A Good European : A Critical Analysis of the Official European Union Discourse on European Identity and Higher Education

    Author : Jonna Johansson; Geoffrey Gooch; Juliet Lodge; Sweden Linköping Linköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; identity; higher education; Unity in diversity ; European Dimension ; language; citizenship; activity; mobility; neo-liberalism; competitiveness; Knowledge economy ; flexibility; Lifelong learning ;

    Abstract : During the year 2007, when this thesis was completed, the European Union could look backat fifty years of collaboration, which began with the signing of the Treaty of Rome in 1957and which has developed from being mainly economic in character to incorporating a politicalas well as a social dimension at the European level. In 2007 the European Union alsocommemorated the twentieth anniversary of Erasmus, its higher education mobilityprogramme. READ MORE

  3. 3. A world reformed? : the United States and European security from Reagan to Clinton

    Author : Mike Winnerstig; Erik Beukel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; United States of America; realism; geopolitics; liberalism; constructivism; Cold War; balance of power; democratic peace; NATO; European Union.; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The research aim of this study is to answer the following question: What kind of security strategies did the United States conduct toward Europe during the period 1981 through 1997 ( and why? In order to answer this question, three auxiliary questions are asked. Firstly, what was the U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. The EU Presidency and the Northern Dimension Initiative : Applying International Regime Theory

    Author : Anne Haglund Morrissey; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; EU Presidency; Northern Dimension Initiative; International Regime Theory; Nordic states; EU foreign policy; Research on Europe; Forskning om Europa; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the thesis is to assess the role of the EU Presidency in the development of the Northern Dimension (ND) – an initiative on the European Union’s foreign policy agenda. Three Presidency periods have been selected within the same time interval held by countries geographically located within the ND: Finland in 1999, Sweden in 2001 and Denmark in 2002. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Challenge of ‘Stateness’ in Estonia and Ukraine

    Author : Olena Podolian; Joakim Ekman; Fredrika Björklund; Thomas Sedelius; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; post-communism; regime change; state-building; stateness; the international actors; post-kommunism; regimförändring; stats- och nationsbyggande; stateness; internationella aktörer; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to examine the influence of the international actors i.e. the OSCE, Council of Europe, EU and Russia, on policy and legislative adaptation in two post-Soviet countries since 1991. These are Estonia and Ukraine. READ MORE