Search for dissertations about: "aktivism"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word aktivism.

  1. 1. Openness as Political Culture : The Arab Spring and the Jordanian Protest Movements

    Author : Arvid Lundberg; Johan Lindquist; Mark Graham; Daniele Cantini; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activism; Arab Spring; democracy; Jordan; political culture; aktivism; arabiska våren; demokrati; Jordanien; politisk kultur; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : This study is an exploration of the origins of the Arab Spring in Jordan and across the region. Based on ethnographic fieldwork among the leadership of the Jordanian protest movements, it suggests a new way of understanding why these movements fell apart. READ MORE

  2. 2. Psychological change as an outcome of participation in collective action

    Author : Sara Vestergren; Eva Hammar Chiriac; John Drury; Katrin Uba; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; collective action; protest; social identity; psychological change; activism; intergroup; intragroup; interaction; kollektiv aktion; protest; social identitet; psykologisk förändring; aktivism; intergrupp; intragrupp; interaktion;

    Abstract : Most of us have some experience of collective action, may it be sitting at home on the sofa being annoyed over damage done by rioters, being stuck in traffic due to a demonstration taking place, having signed a petition for a cause we believe in, or taken part in rallies and campaigns. This thesis explores the experiences of participation in collective action and how that participation affects us on a personal level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Driving under the Influence Strategic Trade Policy and Market Integration in the European Car Industry

    Author : Jan Andera; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; European market; Automobile industry; Law of One Price; Trade policy; Market Integration; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : State policy intervention in the economy has been a ubiquitous phenomenon in history. Varying in form and intensity, it has had a profound impact on trade, welfare, international relations, and political and economic thinking. This thesis provides an inclusive analysis of policy action in the European car industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Resistance Through Acting : Ambivalent Practices of the No Border Musical

    Author : Emma Söderman; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deportability; commoning; community theatre; activism; irregular migration;

    Abstract : In a context of deportability and bordering practices, this thesis asks questions regarding possibilities and limitations of resistance through community theatre. It sets out from a participatory ethnographic exploration of the working process and performance of the No Border Musical. READ MORE

  5. 5. Whirling Stories : Postsocialist Feminist Imaginaries and the Visual Arts

    Author : Redi Koobak; Nina Lykke; Cecilia Åsberg; Jackie Stacey; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; postsocialist; feminist imaginaries; lag discourse; Western feminist theory; geopolitics; temporality; visual arts; self-portrait photography; sexuality; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estonia; Genus; postsocialistisk; feministiska föreställningar; diskurs om eftersläpning; västerländsk feministisk teori; geopolitik; temporalitet; bildkonst; självporträtt; fotografi; sexualitet; queer; Anna-Stina Treumund; Estland.;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the geopolitics of feminist knowledge and the role of the visual arts in conceiving and reconfiguring postsocialist feminist imaginaries. Its central concern is to contest the fantasy, prevalent within Western feminist theorizing, of a “lag” between Western and former Eastern Europe. READ MORE