Search for dissertations about: "Political science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 810 swedish dissertations containing the words Political science.

  1. 1. Deconstructing political protest

    Author : Charlotte Fridolfsson; Gullan Gidlund; Per Ledin; Jacob Torfing; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Political science; 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

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

    Author : Sofia Sohl; Erik Amnå; Cecilia Arensmeier; Simone Abendschön; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. Making sense of Baltic democracy : public support and political representation in nationalising states

    Author : Kjetil Duvold; Sten Berglund; Lars Johannsen; Paul G. Lewis; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; democratisation; consolidation; support for democracy; political culture; political representation; party systems; social cleavages; political community; nation-building; ethnic minorities; post-communism; Baltic countries; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Central and Eastern Europe; the European Union; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : A chief topic of this book is the advance of democracy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three countries belong to the most ‘successful’ cases of transition from communist rule to democracy, demonstrated by the fact that they joined the European Union in 2004. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political institutions and government performance : Central and Eastern Europe in a comparative perspective

    Author : Sebastian Stålfors; Sten Berglund; Torbjörn Bergman; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political institutions; institutional arrangements; government performance; political system; majoritarian democracy; consensus democracy; quality of democracy; macroeconomic management; kinder and gentler democracy; Central and Eastern Europe; post-communist countries.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Central and Eastern Europe was strongly affected by the most recent wave of democratisation. Here, successful transition to democracy and market economy was sometimes perceived as a matter of choosing the ‘right’ institutional framework, presumably institutions employed in mature democracies. READ MORE

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

    Author : Aaron Maltais; Jörgen Hermansson; Ludvig Beckman; Edward Page; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Political science; 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