Search for dissertations about: "Political selection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 swedish dissertations containing the words Political selection.

  1. 1. The Heart and Soul of the Party : Candidate Selection in Ghana and Africa

    Author : Magnus Öhman; Axel Hadenius; Jan Teorell; Lars Svåsand; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; political parties; party organisation; candidate selection; clientelism; neopatrimonialism; parliamentary candidates; parliamentary turnover; Africa; Ghana; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : The ambition of this book is to shed light on the power dynamics within African political parties through studying how different parties select their candidates for parliamentary elections. Having control over who should represent the party in elections is often considered an important factor in the distribution of power. READ MORE

  2. 2. Men in Politics : Revisiting Patterns of Gendered Parliamentary Representation in Thailand and Beyond

    Author : Elin Bjarnegård; Maria Heimer; Axel Hadenius; Erik Melander; Martha Blomqvist; Georgina Waylen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; clientelism; political parties; representation; candidate selection; Thailand; gender; masculinities; democratization; social capital; homosociality; homosocial capital; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Male parliamentary dominance, rather than the corresponding female parliamentary underrepresentation, is the object of study in this thesis. This shift in focus implies a gendered analysis centered on men and men’s practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. European Party Politics and Gender : Configuring Gender-Balanced Parliamentary Presence

    Author : Emelie Lilliefeldt; Nicholas Aylott; Drude Dahlerup; Richard Matland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women’s parliamentary representation; qualitative comparative analysis; political parties; candidate selection; Europe; Latvia; Kvinnors politiska representation; qualitative comparative analysis; politiska partier; kandidatval; Europa; Lettland; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In the late 20th century, the proportions of women and men elected into European national parliaments became increasingly equal. Political parties shape these outcomes by selecting and fielding candidates in elections. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Social and Political Impact of Natural Disasters : Investigating Attitudes and Media Coverage in the Wake of Disasters

    Author : Frederike Albrecht; Charles Parker; Katrin Uba; Susanne Wallman-Lundåsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Natural disasters in Europe; social capital; social trust; sociology of disasters; politics of disasters; political trust; satisfaction with the government; government accountability; media coverage of disasters; media framing; claims-making; political claims; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Natural disasters are social and political phenomena. Social structures create vulnerability to natural hazards and governments are often seen as responsible for the effects of disasters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Engineering Equality? : Assessing the Multiple Impacts of Electoral Gender Quotas

    Author : Pär Zetterberg; Li Bennich-Björkman; Per Adman; Christina Bergqvist; Anne Maria Holli; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; quotas; gender; women; equality; representation; participation; candidate selection; Latin America; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The driving question of this compilation thesis is whether quotas for political assemblies represent an effective tool for breaking down gender inequality in the political sphere. To put it differently, focus is on the possibilities for policy-makers to engineer equality. READ MORE