Search for dissertations about: "Statsvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 621 swedish dissertations containing the word Statsvetenskap.

  1. 1. Islamic Activism in Azerbaijan : Repression and Mobilization in a Post-Soviet Context

    Author : Sofie Bedford; Johan Eriksson; Drude Dahlerup; Raol Motika; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic activism; social movements; mobilization; non-democratic contexts; soft repression; post-Soviet religion; official Islam; Azerbaijan; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Post-Soviet Azerbaijan is often portrayed as a very secular country. Thus the mobilization of mosque communities in the late 1990s and their conflictual relationship with the authorities came as a surprise. READ MORE

  2. 2. Re-presenting the West : NATO’s Security Discourse after the End of the Cold War

    Author : Andreas Behnke; Jens Bartelson; Iver Neumann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATO; security; discourse; nomos; identity; West; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is a critical investigation into the discursive processes through which the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has re-produced a geopolitical order, or nomos, after the end of the Cold War and the demise of its constitutive enemy, the Soviet Union. The thesis examines both the ontological as well as the epistemological aspects of these processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Just Distribution : Rawlsian Liberalism and the Politics of Basic Income

    Author : Simon Birnbaum; Bo Lindensjö; Jouni Reinikainen; Stuart White; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; John Rawls; Philippe Van Parijs; radical liberalism; real libertarianism; basic income; reciprocity; welfare universalism; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Should liberal egalitarians endorse the idea of an unconditional basic income for all? This thesis defends a politics of unconditional universalism, offering a liberty-respecting and non-perfectionist basis for maximin-guided policies. The argument starts off from a Rawlsian justification of basic income in the context of institutional ideal theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Political Use of Force : Beyond National Security Considerations as a Source of American Foreign Policy

    Author : Mikael Blomdahl; Jan Hallenberg; Jonas Tallberg; Erik Noreen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United States of America; the presidential use of force; foreign policy analysis; realism; domestic politics; the diversionary theory of war; decision-making.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In addressing the question of what explains the tendency of the presidents of the United States to use military force on many occasions to solve international problems the realist perspective has been strongly dominant in political science. This study sets out to address and challenge whether what may be called realist privilege still qualifies as an understanding of this American phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Europeanization of Swedish Alcohol Policy

    Author : Jenny Cisneros Örnberg; Ulrika Mörth; Robin Room; Malena Britz; Bengt Jacobsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alcohol policy; Sweden; EU; Europeanization; public health; new modes of governance; framing; narrative; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this dissertation is to study the Europeanization of Swedish alcohol policy from 1995-2006. It analyses the development of Swedish and European alcohol policy and answers the following research questions: How has alcohol policy developed on the national and the EU level during this period? What are the Swedish alcohol policy initiatives on the EU level? What does the interplay between Swedish and European policy processes look like? Of interest for this dissertation is also how the Swedish view on alcohol policy has been received on EU level. READ MORE