Search for dissertations about: "Rickard Sandell"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Rickard Sandell.

  1. 1. Social movements and social networks

    Author : Rickard Sandell; Peter Marsden; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : One consistent finding in research on social movement organizations is that people's participation as well as their involvement in the formation of these organizations is linked to their structural location in several social dimensions. Hence, understanding the premises for social movement organizations is ultimately a question of examining the structure of people's social networks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modeling Organizational Dynamics : Distributions, Networks, Sequences and Mechanisms

    Author : Hernan Mondani; Fredrik Liljeros; Rickard Sandell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; organizational dynamics; social organizing; organizational change; modeling; organizational growth; process stability; labor flow network; employment trajectories; heavy-tailed distributions; complex network analysis; sequence analysis; agent-based modeling; sociophysics; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The study of how social organizations work, change and develop is central to sociology and to our understanding of the social world and its transformations. At the same time, the underlying principles of organizational dynamics are extremely difficult to investigate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Deterritorializing Conflict, Reterritorializing Boundaries : Diaspora and Conflict in the "Homeland"

    Author : Sofiya Voytiv; Jens Rydgren; Rickard Sandell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; diasporic groups; ethnicity; ethnicized armed conflict; conflict deterrito-rialization; conflict reterritorialization; Ukrainian-Russian conflict; Ukrainians; Russians; Sweden; collaboration networks; group boundary making processes; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Ethnicized armed conflicts are usually studied in their territorial dimension and analyzed through the patterns of involvement of different direct and indirect actors. Mostly the focus lies on the multiple ways these direct and indirect actors affect the processes and outcomes of such conflicts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Social Dynamics

    Author : Christoffer Edling; Aage Sørensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis, various aspects of the modeling of social dynamics are discussed. Both theoretical and empirical illustrations and examples are given.In Chapter 1, formal dynamic models are discussed in general terms. READ MORE