Search for dissertations about: "European Union"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 287 swedish dissertations containing the words European Union.

  1. 1. Europeans only? essays on identity politics and the European Union

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European identity; European Union; European Commission; identity politics; discourse; discourse analysis; immigration; immigrants; ethnic minorities; culture; ethno-culturalism; citizenship; European citizenship; education; exclusion inclusion; neo-liberalism; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; European Identity; EU; Identity Politics; Discourse Theory Analysis; Immigration; Ethnic Minorities; Ethno-culturalism; EU-citizenship; Exclusion Inclusion; Neoliberalism;

    Abstract : The chief preoccupation of the dissertation revolves around the European Union's project of calling forth a collective sense of "European identity" amongst people in the Union. It focuses specifically on how the European Union's identity politics plays out once the ethnic minorities with immigrant background now living in the Union are brought into view. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democracy, legitimacy and the European Union

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christer Karlsson; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science; Political science; European Union; Democracy; Legitimacy; governance beyond the nation-state; democratic deficit; institutional reform; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : As the interdependence of political entities has increased, the capacity of single nation-states to solve important problems has diminished. Within the fields of crime, migration, the economy, and the environment, for example, it appears that co-operation among nation-states offers the only effective means of dealing with pressing issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health security in the European Union Agents, practices and materialities of securitization

    University dissertation from Department of Economic History and International Relations, Stockholm University

    Author : Louise Bengtsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health security; securitization; critical security studies; European Union; public health; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : Over the past two decades, the notion of ‘health security’ has emerged as a central tenet of European Union (EU) public health policy. This PhD thesis examines the rise and implications of health security cooperation, associated with an imperative to fight ‘bioterrorist attacks’, pandemics and other natural or man-made events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the Dynamics of Security Community-Building in the Post-Cold War Era : Spain, Morocco and the European Union

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Niklas Bremberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; security; community; practice; institution; constructivism; crisis management; transgovernmental; network; European Union; Spain; Morocco; trade; defence; civil protection; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to make a theoretical as well as an empirical contribution to the debate on the security community concept in International Relations (IR) by way of conducting a study of the European Union (EU) as a security community-building institution in the case of Spain and Morocco. The security community concept originally sought to define the conditions under which the threat of inter-state war would be mitigated through social transaction and expectations of peaceful change between societies and states. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fit for European Democracy? Party Discipline in the European Parliament

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Lindberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; European Parliament; democracy; political parties; collective action; legislative decision-making; party discipline; party voting cohesion; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study evaluates the fitness of political parties for the democratisation of the European Union. At the national level political parties have successfully functioned as transmission belts between voter’s preferences and political outcomes in representative democracies. READ MORE