Search for dissertations about: "activism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 swedish dissertations containing the word activism.

  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. Solidarity in Diversity : Activism as a Pathway of Migrant Emplacement in Malmö

    Author : Christina Hansen; Bridget Anderson; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Activism; Solidarity; Pro-asylum; Migrant emplacement; Gentrification; Malmö; Möllevången;

    Abstract : Written at the intersection of migration studies, urban studies, and research on activism, this thesis contributes to the exploration of solidarities born on the ground in an urban context marked by immigration and economic restructuring. Based on ethnographic material collected 2013­–2016 in Malmö, Sweden, it examines alliances and friendships generated across social, cultural, ethnic, and legal divides through a particular political practice—activism as carried out by the extra-parliamentarian left. READ MORE

  3. 3. Explaining Civil Society Core Activism in Post-Soviet Latvia

    Author : Tove Lindén; Anders Uhlin; Jonas Tallberg; Lars Johannsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civil society activism; post-Soviet Latvia; NGO activism; women; Latvian citizenship; high education; empathy; civic literacy; role model s ; positive support; organizational competence; organizational leadership experience; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Civil society activism in traditional non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is seen as one of the cornerstones of a vibrant participatory liberal democracy in most Western democratic states. Whereas this issue has been explored from a variety of perspectives in a Western context, only limited research has been carried out in a post-Soviet context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shareholder activism of Swedish institutional investors

    Author : Elias Bengtsson; Thomas Hartman; Karin Jonnergård; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Shareholder activism; corporate governance; institutional sociology; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : During recent decades, institutional investors have come to be of larger significance in the ownership structures of large Swedish corporations. Yet, studies of their actual involvement in the running of corporations remain limited. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aesthetics of Resistance : An investigation into the performative politics of contemporary activism – as seen in 5 events in Scandinavia and beyond

    Author : Frans Jacobi; Konsthögskolan i Malmö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Autonomous; Temporary; Active Time; Performance; Resistance; Politics; Aesthetics; Activism; Ungdomshuset; Cop15; Climate Justice; Action; Tahrir Square; Silent Stand; Revolution;

    Abstract : This Ph.D. submission deals with contemporary demonstration culture and political activism, seen as performance through performance. It consists of both a practical and a theoretical part. READ MORE