Search for dissertations about: "Political Leadership"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the words Political Leadership.

  1. 1. When processes collide : leadership, legitimacy and liberation in Palestine

    Author : Philippa Barnes; Patrik Johansson; Malin Eklund Wimelius; Anna Karin Jarstad; Lisa Strömbom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Leadership; legitimacy; legitimisation; relational; Palestine; liberation; national movement; peace process; state building; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : Palestinian national movement leadership has long been intertwined with thecontext of the national movement processes – liberation, peace and statebuilding. Over time, as these processes have not come to fruition, the numerousleadership groups have had to negotiate their relationships with these processesas both the groups and processes increasingly overlap, creating significantobservable points of tension within Palestinian politics. READ MORE

  2. 2. The politics of gender equality policy : a study of implementation and non-implementation in three Swedish municipalities

    Author : Ingrid Pincus; Anna Jónasdóttir; Abdul Khakee; Beatrice Halsaa; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender equality; policy analysis; power; implementation; institutionalization; men; leadership; local authorities; nondecision-making; non-implementation; statskunskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The question raised in this thesis is why the implementation of the Swedish government’s gender equality policy for the most part comes to a halt when it is to be implemented in local organizations. Its aim, more concretely, is to investigate and analyze the role of men in political and administrative leadership positions when this policy is to be institutionalized in the operations of these organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructing a Post-Soviet International Political Reality : Russian Foreign Policy Towards the Newly Independent States 1990-95

    Author : Johan Matz; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Russia; Russian foreign policy; foreign policy analysis; bureaucratic politics; social constructivism; newly independent states; political language; securitisation; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The liberal ideas of New Political Thinking, introduced as the governing paradigm of Soviet foreign policy by Mikhail Gorbachev in the late 1980's, were to a substantial extent "adopted" and applied by the new leadership of post-Soviet Russia, not only in its dealings with the Western world, but also when formulating a foreign policy towards the 14 Newly Independent States. However, by mid-1992, a mere six months after the Soviet collapse, there were clear indications that a dramatic change in Russian foreign policy towards its next-door neighbours had come about. READ MORE

  4. 4. In the service of the European Union : The role of the presidency in negotiating the Amsterdam Treaty 1995-97

    Author : Anna-Carin Svensson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European Union; Presidency of the Council of Ministers; negotiation; leadership; managing; setting agendas; building consensus; advancing national priorities; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role and influence of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in European Union negotiations - to what extent the Presidency can actually exert leadership and to what extent the office-holder can advance national priorities. The study addresses these questions by examining the activities and achievements of the Spanish, Italian, Irish and Dutch presidencies in the prenegotiation and negotiation processes in the intergovernmental conference (IGC) 1996-97, which resulted in the Amsterdam Treaty. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explaining Civil Society Core Activism in Post-Soviet Latvia

    Author : Tove Lindén; Anders Uhlin; Jonas Tallberg; Lars Johannsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civil society activism; post-Soviet Latvia; NGO activism; women; Latvian citizenship; high education; empathy; civic literacy; role model s ; positive support; organizational competence; organizational leadership experience; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Civil society activism in traditional non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is seen as one of the cornerstones of a vibrant participatory liberal democracy in most Western democratic states. Whereas this issue has been explored from a variety of perspectives in a Western context, only limited research has been carried out in a post-Soviet context. READ MORE