Search for dissertations about: "Politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 741 swedish dissertations containing the word Politics.

  1. 1. Design-Politics : An Inquiry into Passports, Camps and Borders

    Author : Mahmoud Keshavarz; Andrew David Morrison; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : design studies; interaction design; design theory; design criticism; politics of design; critical border studies; political theory; articulation; irregular migration; undocumentedness; social anthropology; politics of movement and migration;

    Abstract : This thesis is an interrogation of the contemporary politics of movement and more specifically, migration politics from the perspective of the agency of design and designing. At the core of this thesis lies a series of arguments which invite design researchers and migration scholars to rethink the ways they work with their practices: that states, in order to make effective their abstract notions of borders, nations, citizenship, legal protection and rights are in dire need of what this thesis coins as material articulations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Politics : Voters, Parties and Policies in Kenya and Zambia

    Author : Karolina Hulterström; Axel Hadenius; Li Bennich-Björkman; Sten Widmalm; Joel D. Barkan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; ethnic politics; ethnic conflict; ethnic mobilisation; political parties; voting; policy; patronage; neo-patrimonialism; Kenya; Zambia; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is an investigation of ethnic politics, both as a concept and as an empirical phenomenon. It is based on the propositions that (a) most instances of ethnic politics are non-violent rather than violent and, (b) most scholarly work in the field is explanatory and devoted to violent ethnic conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ethno-Politics : The Consequences of Ethnic Discrimination for Latino Ethnic Identity Orientation and Ethno-Mobilization

    Author : Azril Bacal Roij; Hedvig Ekerwald; Manuela Boatcă; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; structural racial ethnic inequality; cultural racism; color line; ethnic discrimination; ethnic identity orientation; ethno-politics; citizenship; national identity; Latino Movement; racialization; experiential research; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis is a study of Latino migrants and Latino minority members, mainly in USA, and also in Sweden. The three theoretical and the two empirical studies cover a long period and are grounded in ethnicity as an established study field. READ MORE

  4. 4. Politics and Truth : Heidegger, Arendt and the Modern Political Lie

    Author : Anna-Karin Selberg; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Cecilia Sjöholm; Peg Birmingham; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Post-truth; alternative facts; modern political lie; totalitarianism; Heidegger; Arendt; truth; politics; image-making; myth; art; facts; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : In 2016, the Oxford Dictionary named “post-truth” the word of the year. In the ongoing debate about post-truth it is generally assumed that facts and truth have ceased to be relevant to politics. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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