Search for dissertations about: "Habermas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the word Habermas.

  1. 1. Meeting-places of Transformation Urban Identity, Spatial Representations and Local Politics in St Petersburg, Russia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Thomas Borén; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Time-space; lifeworld; Hägerstrand; Habermas; Lotman; participant observation; post-Soviet transformation; time-geography; cultural geography; cultural semiotics; urban studies; everyday life; Soviet cartography; local self-government; Ligovo; Uritsk; Krasnosel skii raion.; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : This study develops a model for understanding spatial change and the construction of space as a meeting-place, and then employs it in order to show an otherwise little-known picture of (sub-)urban Russia and its transformation from Soviet times to today. The model is based on time-geographic ideas of time-space as a limited resource in which forces of various kinds struggle for access and form space in interaction with each other. READ MORE

  2. 2. Förrättsligande. En studie av rättens risker och möjligheter med fokus på patientens ställning

    University dissertation from Bokbox förlag

    Author : Leila Brännström; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; law in the field of health care; patients’ rights; the legal position of the patient; Weber; Habermas; Foucault; conceptions of law; ethical and political approaches; legal approaches; judicial supremacy; regulation through legal norms; constitutional norms; Rancière; law and politics; emancipatory politics; political discourse; legal discourse; judicialization; juridification;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis is to study and conceptualize juridification as a phenomenon. This aim comprises analyzing the theories through which juridification as an empirical development is interpreted. In this thesis juridification signifies displacements towards legal discourse. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Judging in the Public Realm A Kantian Approach to the Deliberative Concept of Ethico-Political Judgment and an Inquiry into Public Discourse on Prenatal Diagnosis

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Cornelis Dekker; Anders Nordgren; Marcus Düwell; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Formation of judgment; faculty of judgment; ethics; politics; normative reasons; deliberative practice; impartiality; public sphere; public discourse; public deliberation; prenatal diagnosis; prenatal screening; Kant; Arendt; Habermas; Engelhardt; Sweden; the Netherlands; Bedömning; omdömesförmåga; etik; politik; normativa skäl; deliberation; opartiskhet; offentlig sfär; offentlig samtal; fosterdiagnostik; Kant; Arendt; Habermas; Engelhardt; Sverige; Nederländerna; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses how to enhance the public discussion of moral and political questions. Enhancing public ‘deliberation’ is desirable since it provides citizens with influence, it enables coming to an understanding, and it ensures legitimacy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Radical democracy redux politics and subjectivity beyond Habermas and Mouffe

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Katarzyna Jezierska; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; radicaldemocracy; JürgenHabermas; ChantalMouffe; deliberative; agonistic; consensus; conflict; antagonism; agonism; subjectivity; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates two contemporary theories of radical democracy, Jürgen Habermas’s deliberative and Chantal Mouffe’s agonistic democracy. By bringing the two scholars together and constructing a debate between them, their respective strengths and weaknesses are highlighted and the similarities and differences are pointed out. READ MORE