Search for dissertations about: "Threat construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Threat construction.

  1. 1. Threat Construction inside Bureaucracy : A Bourdieusian Study of the European Commission and the Framing of Irregular Immigration 1974-2009

    Author : Monica Svantesson; Jan Hallenberg; Magnus Ekengren; Johan Eriksson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Threat Construction; Securitization; Bureaucracy; European Commission; Irregular Immigration; Bourdieu; Framing; Field; Capital; Habitus; Political Science; statsvetenskap; Threat construction; securitization; bureaucracy; irregular immigration; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how we construct security threats. Theoretically, it contributes to the literature on securitization and threat construction, which has hitherto overlooked how influential bureaucracies that – in contrast to the police and the military – have little to gain from widened threat perceptions, may still contribute to threat construction. READ MORE

  2. 2. A systematic approach for major renovation of residential buildings

    Author : Linn Liu; Bahram Moshfegh; Patrik Rohdin; Jan Akander; Mari-Louise Persson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; energy efficiency; renovation; residential buildings; listed buildings; simulation; optimization; LCC; categorization; energy efficiency measure package; indoor environment; energy targets; CO2 emission; primary energy use; energieffektivisering; renovering; bostäder; historiska byggnader; simulering; optimering; LCC; kategorisering; energieffektiviseringsåtgärdspaket; inomhusmiljö; energimål; CO2-utsläpp; primärenergianvändning;

    Abstract : In Sweden, buildings are responsible for about 40 % of total energy use and about 10 % of total CO2 emissions Today more than 60 % of existing Swedish residential buildings are over 40 years old and are in need of major renovation. In addition, 15 % of all multi-family buildings and 27 % of all single-family houses were built before 1945. READ MORE

  3. 3. Frames of threat and solidarity : Dynamics of media discourse on immigration in Sweden

    Author : Victoria Yantseva; Giangiacomo Bravo; Kostiantyn Kucher; Gergei Farkas; Simon Lindgren; Linnéuniversitetet; []

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to analyse media discourse about immigration in Sweden in the last decade. To meet this goal, it uses large-scale textual data collected from various media resources, such as mainstream newspapers, social media (Twitter and Facebook) and an online forum. READ MORE

  4. 4. Communicating climate action : Combining action repertoires and linguistic repertoires in social movement message construction

    Author : Sol Agin; Michael Karlsson; Emilia Ljungberg; John Lynch; Ulrika Olausson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; climate change communication; social movements; communicative action repertoire alignment; emotional appeals; threat perception; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The climate crisis is one of the largest global challenges that humanity has ever faced. Despite the scientific consensus on the threat, action is not occurring on the pace or level needed to stave off the consequences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Talking Threats : The Social Construction of National Security in Russia and the United States

    Author : Roxanna Sjöstedt; Thomas Ohlson; Johan Eriksson; Jeffrey Checkel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; threat images; security; securitization; norms; ideas; HIV AIDS; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why are some issues seen as threats? This dissertation attempts to explain the dynamics of threat construction by national decision-makers. The theoretical ambition is twofold: first, the dissertation aims at improving the research on threat construction by suggesting a broad approach that analyzes this process in a structured manner. READ MORE