Search for dissertations about: "Gina Gustavsson"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Gina Gustavsson.

  1. 1. Treacherous Liberties Isaiah Berlin's Theory of Positive and Negative Freedom in Contemporary Political Culture

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gina Gustavsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; freedom; liberty; values; autonomy; authenticity; tolerance; liberalism; permissiveness; Romanticism; Enlightenment; diversity; Inglehart; political culture; civicness; factor analysis; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Contemporary attitudes in affluent Western societies are characterised by a growing emphasis on individual freedom. What, then, does this commitment to liberty entail for our openness to diversity; and ultimately for liberal democracy? Previous research on popular attitudes, for example by Ronald Inglehart, tends to assume that valuing freedom entails an encouragement of a plurality of life-styles. READ MORE