Search for dissertations about: "European political cooperation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words European political cooperation.

  1. 1. To act as a Union : Explaining the development of the EU's collective foreign policy

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Maria Strömvik; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; common foreign and security policy; European Union; institutionalism; international cooperation; Political and administrative sciences; balance of influence; balance of threat; realism; balance of power; European political cooperation; transatlantic relations; European security and defence policy; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : It is difficult for states to cooperate on issues related to international peace and security. Yet, ever since 1970, the EU member states have succeeded to gradually intensify their foreign policy cooperation and increasingly act in unison towards the rest of the world. This PhD thesis seeks an explanation to this trend. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pelle Åberg; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap; Translation; diffusion; socialization; popular education; civil society; Sweden; Estonia; transnational cooperation; democracy promotion; ABF; AHL;

    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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Sharing Secrets : Explaining International Intelligence Cooperation

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Björn Fägersten; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intelligence Cooperation; Historical Institutionalism; Rational Choice Institutionalism; Europol; SitCen; CTG; EU; European External Action Service; European Union; Intelligence;

    Abstract : Why has multilateral cooperation developed in the intelligence field? Prior research has deemed such cooperation unlikely, irrelevant or even dangerous due to low gains and high risks. However, multilateral intelligence cooperation both exists and seems to be on the increase. This study aims to explain this puzzling development. READ MORE

  5. 5. In Search of Security After the Collapse of the Soviet Union : Foreign Policy Change in Denmark, Finland and Sweden, 1988-1993

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Doeser; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Denmark; Finland; foreign policy change; perceptions; security cooperation; small states; Sweden; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explain the evolution of foreign policy in Denmark, Finland and Sweden with regard to Western security cooperation between 1988 and 1993. The study sets out to test two theoretical perspectives on the security cooperation policies of these three small states. READ MORE