Search for dissertations about: "Statskunskap"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the word Statskunskap.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Frederike Albrecht; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  2. 7. How do international norms travel? Women’s political rights in Cambodia and Timor-Leste

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Susanne Alldén; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : norm diffusion; women’s political rights; post-conflict statebuilding; Cambodia; Timor-Leste; norm entrepreneurs; capability to function.; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : How do international norms travel, via statebuilding efforts, into post-conflict settings, and how do international and national actors interact in this process? These are the main questions addressed in this thesis. The empirical focus is the spreading and rooting of the norm of women’s political rights in Cambodia and Timor-Leste, two countries in which international actors have played a significant role in statebuilding efforts. READ MORE

  3. 8. Authoritarianism Constrained: The Role of Local People's Congresses in China

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Peace and Development Research, Göteborg University

    Author : Oscar Almén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; China Rule of Law; Authoritarianism; Democratization; Legislatures; POlitical Participation; People s Congresses; Local Politics; China; rule of law; authoritarianism; democratisation; legislatures; political participation; people s congresses; local politics;

    Abstract : This is a study of China's local legislatures, the local people's congresses, and their political role. Through the in-depth study of three county people's congresses and interviews with local politicians two aspects of the local people's congresses have been examined in detail: political participation and the exercise of political power. READ MORE

  4. 9. Identity politics and city planning the case of Jerusalem

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Ann-Catrin Andersson; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Jerusalem; territoriality; national identity; commemorations; identity discourse; identity politics; commemorative narratives; city planning; traditional Zionism; place-making; city policy; green Zionism; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Jerusalem is the declared capital of Israel, fundamental to Jewish tradition, and a contested city, part of the Israel–Palestine conflict. Departing from an analysis of mainly interviews and policy documents, this study aims to analyze the interplay between the Israeli identity politics of Jerusalem and city planning. READ MORE

  5. 10. Corruption in Sweden Exploring Danger Zones and Change

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of political science, Umeå university

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Public sector research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Forskning om offentlig sektor; statskunskap; statskunskap; Corruption; danger zones; delegation; institutional and contextual changes; least corrupt cases; multi-method approach; principal-agent relations; public sector; Sweden;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I study corruption in the public sector in Sweden, a country which the literature regards as having few corruption problems. Sweden is therefore classified as a “least corrupt” case, and such countries are seldom studied in corruption research. My work is thus an effort to fill a gap in the literature. READ MORE