Search for dissertations about: "European public sphere"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words European public sphere.

  1. 1. Between Communication and Community : EU Constitution Making, a European Public Sphere and the (Un-)Likelihood of Transnational Debate

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Maximilian Conrad; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; postnational democracy; framing; European public sphere; daily newspapers; constitutional patriotism; transnational debate; deliberation; Habermas; transnational engagement; permeability;

    Abstract : What kind of public sphere is possible in the European Union? Against the backdrop of debates on the transformation of democracy beyond the nation-state, this study explores daily newspapers’ role in providing forums for transnational debate in the presumed absence of an overarching European collective identity. It uses empirical means to reconsider the question of the supposed co-constitutiveness of the public sphere and political community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Academics and Politics Northern European Area Studies at Greifswald University, 1917–1991

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Marco Nase; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian Studies; Soft Power; Public Diplomacy; History of Universities; Nazi Germany; GDR; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : The decision to institute Area Studies in German universities in 1917, was born out of a perceived need to widen the intellectual horizon of the public and academia alike. At Greifswald University this ambitious reform programme saw the foundation of a Nordic Institute, charged with interdisciplinary studies of contemporary Northern Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultivating the Rural Citizen Modernity, Agrarianism and Citizenship in Late Tsarist Estonia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Historiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Eellend; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History; Estonia; Agrarian Ideology; Agrarian Modernization; Citizenship; Family; Gender; Public Sphere; Agricultural Journals; Agricultural Associations; Exhibitions; 19th Century; 20th Century;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the ideas and political practices produced in the emerging rural public sphere in late Tsarist Estonia. The time period is characterized by radical social and economic change and growing national and political self consciousness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stable Media in the Age of Revolutions Depictions of Economic Matters in British and Swedish State Newspapers, 1770–1820

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sarah Linden Pasay; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic language; Sweden; Britain; newspapers; public sphere; embeddedness; Enlightenment; modernity; London Gazette; Post- och Inrikes Tidningar; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines how economic matters were depicted between 1770 and 1820 in two European kingdoms. Britain and Sweden are studied during this Age of Revolutions from the state’s perspective; state-managed newspapers are examined, one from Britain, the London Gazette, and two from Sweden, Stockholms Post-Tidningar and Inrikes Tidningar. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anti-paternalism

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Filosofi och teknikhistoria

    Author : Kalle Grill; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; paternalism; anti-paternalism; private sphere; self-regarding; harm principle; interference; reasons; actions; reason-actions; epistemic paternalism; public health; withholding of information; uncertain information; MCS multiple chemical sensitivity .; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about anti-paternalism – the liberal doctrine that we may not interfere with a person’s liberty for her own good. Empirical circumstances and moral values may certainly give us reason to avoid benevolent interference. Anti-paternalism as a normative doctrine should, however, be rejected. READ MORE