Search for dissertations about: "Statsvetenskapliga institutionen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 371 swedish dissertations containing the words Statsvetenskapliga institutionen.

  1. 1. Surplus majority government : A comparative study of Italy and Finland

    Author : Ann-Cathrine Jungar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Coalition theory; governmental behaviour; parliamentarism; political parties; Italian politics; Finnish politics; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science; Majoritetsstyre; Politik; Finland; Italien; Koalitionsregeringar; Samlingsregeringar; 1990-talet;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates why surplus majority government forms. The study focuses on two political systems, Finland and Italy, where oversized cabinets have been the most frequent type of government during the post-war period. The explanatory scope of two groups of theories is tested on two cases of surplus majority government, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

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

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Gullan Gidlund; Torbjörn Bergman; Paul Heywood; Paul M. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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