Search for dissertations about: "Political Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 924 swedish dissertations containing the words Political Science.

  1. 1. Youths' political efficacy sources, effects and potentials for political equality

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Sofia Sohl; Erik Amnå; Cecilia Arensmeier; Simone Abendschön; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Efficacy; Political Socialization; Youth; Political Equality; Political Participation; School; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to increase knowledge of political efficacy,both theoretically and empirically. A thorough theoretical discussion iscombined with empirical studies of the development of political efficacy and of its effects on political participation. The results are also discussed in the light of political equality. READ MORE

  2. 2. The University and the Demand for Knowledge-based Growth The hegemonic struggle for the future of Higher Education Institutions in Finland and Estonia

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Adrià Alcoverro; Fredrika Björklund; Hans Andersson; Kristina Boréus; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Totalising; Post-Fordist capitalism; KBE; Gramsci; Bourdieu; solutionism; debauched meritocracy; science; market orientation; relational; hierarchy; autonomy; de-antagonise; competitiveness; legitimation.; Totalisering; post-fordistisk kapitalism; KBE; Gramsci; Bourdieu; lösningsorientering; tygellös meritokrati; vetenskap; marknadsorientering; relation; hierarki; autonomi; av-antagonisera; konkurrenskraft; legitimering.; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In recent decades, Higher Education Institutions have been reformed worldwide so that they may exert a greater influence in the production of knowledge within Knowledge-based Economies (KBEs). This transformation is often explained in terms of how advanced capitalist economies need to secure a prosperous future within post-Fordist capitalism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Deconstructing political protest

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Charlotte Fridolfsson; Gullan Gidlund; Per Ledin; Jacob Torfing; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aporia; deconstruction; demonstration; discourse theory; EMU; euro; gender; hegemony; identity; language; metaphors; movements; occupation; politics; political; political protest; poststructural; power; protest; referendum; riots; social movements; text; violence; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Part I of the thesis Deconstructing Political Protest is an introduction to the theoretical, epistemological and (anti)ontological approach guiding the analysis in the articles comprising Part II. Investigations into the ideological organisation of political protests are the focus in all four articles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Covering distance essays on representation and political communication

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Martin Karlsson; Joachim Åström; Stig Montin; Thomas Zittel; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; political representation; political communication; participatory initiatives; political blogging; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Political representatives’ democratic legitimacy rests on their ability to cover the distance between themselves and citizens. Representatives must avoid being perceived as distant and aloof from the needs and wishes of those they represent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Global Warming and Our Natural Duties of Justice A cosmopolitan political conception of justice

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aaron Maltais; Jörgen Hermansson; Ludvig Beckman; Edward Page; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Global warming; climate change; global justice; natural duties; political conception; contractualism; intergenerational; political duty; political authority; collective action; public goods; John Rawls; Thomas Nagel; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Compelling research in international relations and international political economy on global warming suggests that one part of any meaningful effort to radically reverse current trends of increasing green house gas (GHG) emissions is shared policies among states that generate costs for such emissions in many if not most of the world’s regions. Effectively employing such policies involves gaining much more extensive global commitments and developing much stronger compliance mechanism than those currently found in the Kyoto Protocol. READ MORE