Search for dissertations about: "bureaucracy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the word bureaucracy.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Monica Svantesson; Försvarshögskolan.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Threat construction; securitization; bureaucracy; European Commission; irregular immigration; Bourdieu; Framing; Field; Capital; Habitus; statsvetenskap; Political Science; Threat Construction; Securitization; Bureaucracy; Irregular Immigration;

    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. Bureaucracy, Informality and Taxation Essays in Development Economics and Public Finance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Anders Fredriksson; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bureaucracy; Informality; Taxation; Corruption; Red tape; Investment; Formalization; Laffer effects; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1, "Dispatchers", is a study of a specialized service sector that has arisen in many developing countries.It is a well-established fact that the government bureaucracy in many developing countries is large, difficult to understand, non-transparent and time-consuming. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on entrepreneurship and bureaucracy

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mittuniversitetet

    Author : Fredrik Svensson; Mittuniversitetet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; bureaucracy; development; economic growth; agency; structure; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to explore the theoretical and empirical relationship between entrepreneurship and bureaucracy, and to examine the cause and effect of entrepreneurship. From this overall aim, four specific questions are investigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. The importance of organizational characteristics for psychosocial working conditions and health

    University dissertation from Umeå : Print & Media

    Author : Malin Bolin; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organization; workplace; bureaucracy; post-bureaucracy; psychosocial working conditions; JDC model; multilevel analysis; health; sickness absence; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The importance of organizations for understanding differences in the working conditions and health of employees is often emphasized but rarely explored empirically. The general aim of this thesis is to describe organizational characteristics of workplaces, and to assess their impact on the psychosocial working conditions and health of employees. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Good Work to Sustainable Development - Human Resources Consumption and Regeneration in the Post-Bureaucratic Working Life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Industriell ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Mari Kira; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : good work; personal development; professional development; stress; human resources; regenerative work; consuming work; bureaucracy; post-bureaucracy; action research;

    Abstract : The thesis concentrates on the psychological consequences ofthe contemporary work. Two focal question of the thesis are,first, why do employees’psychological resources becomeconsumed in the contemporary working life? Second, how tocreate regenerative work enabling employees’developmentin the present situation? The latter question aims todistinguish the conditions for sustainable individual andcollective development at work. READ MORE