Search for dissertations about: "Statsvetenskapliga institutionen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 393 swedish dissertations containing the words Statsvetenskapliga institutionen.

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

    Author : Susanne Alldén; Cynthia Kite; Gunnel Gustafsson; Kathryn Hochstetler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : norm diffusion; women’s political rights; post-conflict statebuilding; Cambodia; Timor-Leste; norm entrepreneurs; capability to function.; statskunskap; political science;

    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

  2. 2. Corruption in Sweden : Exploring Danger Zones and Change

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Gullan Gidlund; Torbjörn Bergman; Paul Heywood; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Corruption; danger zones; delegation; institutional and contextual changes; least corrupt cases; multi-method approach; principal-agent relations; public sector; Sweden; Public sector research; Forskning om offentlig sektor; statskunskap; political science; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    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

  3. 3. When processes collide : leadership, legitimacy and liberation in Palestine

    Author : Philippa Barnes; Patrik Johansson; Malin Eklund Wimelius; Anna Karin Jarstad; Lisa Strömbom; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Leadership; legitimacy; legitimisation; relational; Palestine; liberation; national movement; peace process; state building; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : Palestinian national movement leadership has long been intertwined with thecontext of the national movement processes – liberation, peace and statebuilding. Over time, as these processes have not come to fruition, the numerousleadership groups have had to negotiate their relationships with these processesas both the groups and processes increasingly overlap, creating significantobservable points of tension within Palestinian politics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cross-Pressure and Political Representation in Europe : A comparative study of MEPs and the intra-party arena

    Author : Magnus Blomgren; Torbjörn Bergman; David Farrell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European integration; European Parliament; Members of the European Parliament; MEPs voting behavior; party delegations; party groups; political parties; Political representation; representative roles; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; politikvetenskap; political science;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores political representation and its manifestation within the European Union (EU). The main purpose is to examine the representative roles of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in the context of cross–pressure between the national level and the EU level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sweden and Poland Entering the EU : Comparative Patterns of Adaptive Organization and Cognition

    Author : Niklas Eklund; Lindahl Rutger; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; integration; transnationalization; adaptation; Sweden; Poland; European Union; enlargement; Stein Rokkan; political cognition; national elites; strategic policy deliberation; qualitative research interviewing; enthusiasts; voluntarists; pragmatists; skeptics; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; politikvetenskap; political science;

    Abstract : This thesis is a comparative study of how elites in Sweden and Poland approach and make sense of EU membership. It begins with the observation that the public debates in several EU member countries are becoming increasingly politicized around a dichotomy, i.e. enthusiasm and skepticism vis-à-vis European integration. READ MORE