Search for dissertations about: "Macedonia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word Macedonia.

  1. 1. Promoting Democracy : Sweden and the democratisation process in Macedonia

    Author : Rickard Mikaelsson; Per Jansson; Joakim Ekman; Anders Uhlin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy promotion; democracy assistance; democracy; role theory; democratisation; Sweden; Macedonia; development cooperation; foreign policy; Demokratifrämjande aktiviteter; demokratibistånd; demokrati; demokratisering; roll teori; Sverige; Makedonien; bistånd; utrikespolitik; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to an increased understanding of democracy promotion. Empirically, the study focuses on the multi-faced democratisation process in Macedonia; the official Swedish policy for democracy promotion; and actual Swedish attempts to promote democracy in Macedonia in the period 2000–2006. READ MORE

  2. 2. France, Germany and the United Kingdom Cooperation in Times of Turbulence

    Author : Gunilla Herolf; Kjell Goldmann; Janne Haaland Matlary; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : France; Germany; United Kingdom; United States; United Nations; OSCE; WEU; NATO; European Union EU ; Afghanistan; Macedonia; cooperation; foreign and security policy; CFSP; ESDP;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with cooperation between France, Germany and the United Kingdom within the area of foreign and security policy. Two case studies are presented, one of them concerning cooperation between the three states within and outside institutions in 1980 following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the other dealing with cooperation concerning the crisis in Macedonia in 2001. READ MORE

  3. 3. Power Asymmetry Revisited : Reconciling EU Foreign Policy Goals and Enlargement Conditionality in the Western Balkans

    Author : Jessica Giandomenico; Li Bennich-Björkman; Anna Jarstad; Andreas Bågenholm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; EU enlargement; EU foreign policy; EU conditionality; power asymmetry; historical institutionalism; path dependence; institutional layering; Western Balkans; Macedonia; elections; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The EU is assumed to have a strong top-down transformative power over the states applying for membership. This leverage is based on a power asymmetry where the applicant states want to join the EU more than the EU wants to enlarge, and that the applicant states gain more than the member states from the enlargement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global and local in late bronze age central Macedonia. Economy, mobility and identity

    Author : Ole Christian Aslaksen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Forging Identities; Mobility; Identity; Economy; Central Macedonia; Bronze Age World; Mycenaean Greece; Balkans; Central Europe; Tell societies; Travelers; Ethnicity; Networks; Kastanas; Axiochori; Limnotopos; Tsautsitsa; Kilindir; Toumba Thessaloniki; Assiros; GIS; Pottery; Contextual Archaeology; Resources; Power; Trade;

    Abstract : What impact did expanding Bronze Age networks have on regions located between the great centers in the period 1700-1100 BC? Where the Aegean meets the Balkans, Central Macedonia lies between well-known cultures connected by veins of communication such as the Axios River. In this doctoral dissertation the impact of increased communication is investigated through a new synthesis of artifacts, landscapes and settlement materials from Central Macedonia. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role and use of water in agriculture in the Western Balkans: the case of Macedonia

    Author : Jordan Hristov; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role and demand for water in Macedonia from an economic perspective with an emphasis on agricultural use. The first paper provides an overview of the Macedonian agricultural sector and assesses the productivity growth in the period 1999-2010. In the study period, the sector experienced an average increase in volume of 1. READ MORE