Search for dissertations about: "United States"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 271 swedish dissertations containing the words United States.

  1. 1. France, Germany and the United Kingdom Cooperation in Times of Turbulence

    Author : Gunilla Herolf; Kjell Goldmann; Janne Haaland Matlary; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : France; Germany; United Kingdom; United States; United Nations; OSCE; WEU; NATO; European Union EU ; Afghanistan; Macedonia; cooperation; foreign and security policy; CFSP; ESDP;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with cooperation between France, Germany and the United Kingdom within the area of foreign and security policy. Two case studies are presented, one of them concerning cooperation between the three states within and outside institutions in 1980 following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and the other dealing with cooperation concerning the crisis in Macedonia in 2001. READ MORE

  2. 2. The United Nations Reformed : Responsibility, Protection and the Standing of States

    Author : Peter Håkansson; Ronnie Hjorth; Per Jansson; Johan Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United Nations; the responsibility to protect; protection of civilians; pluralism; anti-pluralism; standard of civilization; human rights; democracy; Förenta Nationerna; skyldighet att skydda; skydd av civila; pluralism; anti-pluralism; civilisationsstandard; mänskliga rättigheter; demokrati; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study is about reform of the United Nations. The study does not address reform proposals that set out to change the organizational structure of the UN, but focuses on initiatives that affect the normative basis of the international society that the United Nations and the UN Charter enable and sustain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Have Money, Will Travel : Scholarships and Academic Exchange between Sweden and the United States, 1912–1980

    Author : Christin Mays; Mikael Börjesson; Andreas Åkerlund; Blanck Dag; Kristoffer Kropp; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of education; sociology of education; internationalization; universities; scholarships; educational exchange; academic mobility; private foundations; United States; Sweden; utbildningshistoria; utbildningssociologi; internationalisering; universitet; stipendier; akademiskt utbyte; stiftelser; Sverige; USA; Utbildningssociologi; Sociology of Education;

    Abstract : The large-scale transatlantic mobility of students, teachers, and researchers is a twentieth-century phenomenon that has contributed to the reshaping of international cultural, economic, and political relations into the twenty-first century. Through and as part of this development, the United States transformed into a powerful and influential country on the global stage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning and Returning : Return Migration of Swedish Engineers from the United States, 1880-1940

    Author : Per-Olof Grönberg; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Jonny Hjelm; Walker D. Wyman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; emigration; return migration; engineers; technology transfer; Sweden; United States; industrialisation; electrical industry; steel and iron industry; mining; engineering industry; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis examines different aspects of international migration and return migration among Swedish engineers – particularly to and from the United States between 1880 and 1940. The social, geographical, and educational backgrounds of these engineers and their role in diffusing technological knowledge in Sweden in addition to being a possible source of technical development during the country’s second industrial breakthrough is of particular interest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Confronting Value Strain : Press Coverage of Health Care Reform in Sweden and the United States

    Author : Susan Holmberg; W. Lance Bennett; Peter May; Steven Hanson; Seattle University of Washington; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health care reform; Sweden; United States; media coverage; press coverage; value strain; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the journalistic discourse surrounding health care reform debates in Sweden and the US in the early 1990's. It found that in both countries, the challenging value (i.e. READ MORE