Search for dissertations about: "Political Activities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 205 swedish dissertations containing the words Political Activities.

  1. 1. Politics on the net : NGO practices and experiences

    Author : Pia Brundin; Jan Olsson; Håkan Thörn; Peter Dahlgren; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internet; ICTs; politics; cyber politics; NGOs; political culture; national political context; online activism; advocacy; interactivity; social movements; political influence; globalisation; civil society; global civil society; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates how different kinds of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), operating in different national political contexts, perceive and use the Internet as a political space. The political space concept, as defined here, encompasses two dimensions of Internet use: one external, where organisations use the Internet for online activism and campaigning, and one internal, signifying organisational use of the Internet to promote engagement and interactivity with members and/or supporters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Breaking the law : adolescents' involvement in illegal political activitiy

    Author : Viktor Dahl; Erik Amnå; Mats Ekström; Lauree Tilton-Weaver; Sven Oskarsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; illegal political activity; adolescents; political socialization; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Illegal political activity has always been part of a democratic society. Despite this, not much is known about young people’s involvement in these political activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Translating Popular Education : Civil Society Cooperation between Sweden and Estonia

    Author : Pelle Åberg; Anders Uhlin; Ulrika Mörth; Karl Magnus Johansson; Mikko Lagerspetz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Translation; diffusion; socialization; popular education; civil society; Sweden; Estonia; transnational cooperation; democracy promotion; ABF; AHL; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    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

  4. 4. Transcending dichotomies : The many faces of youth dissatisfaction in democracy

    Author : Ali Abdelzadeh; Joakim Ekman; Maarten Van Zalk; Jonas Linde; Magnus Hagevi; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; political dissatisfaction; adolescents; critical citizens; procedural fairness; political attitudes; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : In the recent scholarly debates over changing citizenship attitudes and norms in advanced democracies, especially when it comes to rising levels of political dissatisfaction, opinion about the political role of young people is divided. For some scholars, they represent a driving force behind the development of new kinds of citizenship values, and constitute an asset to the functioning of political systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Institutional Stabilization and Development? : A Study of Inter-Organizational Cooperation in the Tajik Cotton Industry

    Author : Anna C. Spånning; Curt Räftegård; Susan Marton; Daniele Caramani; Bo Petersson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cooperation; cotton industry; institutional stability and instability; Farmers’ Ownership Model project; inter-organizational collective activities; Tajikistan.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Close to two decades after the break-up of the Soviet Union, there is still a marked difference in developmental paths, including institutional as well as economic development and performance among the states emerging from the ruins of the vast empire. Turning attention to the least successful post-Soviet region, Central Asia, and Tajikistan in particular, this thesis provides a contribution to the discussion of how to institutionalize social power and build the foundations for political community in post-colonial societies. READ MORE