Search for dissertations about: "central Europe Europe"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 swedish dissertations containing the words central Europe Europe.

  1. 1. The tug-of-war between presidents and prime ministers : semi-presidentialism in Central and Eastern Europe

    Author : Thomas Sedelius; Sten Berglund; Joakim Ekman; Torbjörn Bergman; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; semi-presidentialism; premier-presidentialism; president-parliamentary systems; constitutions; post-communist; intra-executive conflict; president; prime minister; parliament; Central and Eastern Europe; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Presidential power and constitutional issues are at the very core of recent popular upheavals in the former Soviet republics, as demonstrated by the Orange Revolution in Ukraine in 2004, and similar protests in Georgia in 2003 and in Kyrgyzstan in 2005. After the demise of the Soviet Union, these countries opted for a particular form of semi-presidentialism, here referred to as president-parliamentary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Global and local in late bronze age central Macedonia. Economy, mobility and identity

    Author : Ole Christian Aslaksen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Forging Identities; Mobility; Identity; Economy; Central Macedonia; Bronze Age World; Mycenaean Greece; Balkans; Central Europe; Tell societies; Travelers; Ethnicity; Networks; Kastanas; Axiochori; Limnotopos; Tsautsitsa; Kilindir; Toumba Thessaloniki; Assiros; GIS; Pottery; Contextual Archaeology; Resources; Power; Trade;

    Abstract : What impact did expanding Bronze Age networks have on regions located between the great centers in the period 1700-1100 BC? Where the Aegean meets the Balkans, Central Macedonia lies between well-known cultures connected by veins of communication such as the Axios River. In this doctoral dissertation the impact of increased communication is investigated through a new synthesis of artifacts, landscapes and settlement materials from Central Macedonia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political institutions and government performance : Central and Eastern Europe in a comparative perspective

    Author : Sebastian Stålfors; Sten Berglund; Torbjörn Bergman; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political institutions; institutional arrangements; government performance; political system; majoritarian democracy; consensus democracy; quality of democracy; macroeconomic management; kinder and gentler democracy; Central and Eastern Europe; post-communist countries.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Central and Eastern Europe was strongly affected by the most recent wave of democratisation. Here, successful transition to democracy and market economy was sometimes perceived as a matter of choosing the ‘right’ institutional framework, presumably institutions employed in mature democracies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Europe in Transition : Transnational Television News and European Identity

    Author : Andreas Widholm; Madeleine Kleberg; Anna Roosvall; Inka Salovaara-Moring; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Transnational television; BBC World News; Euronews; European identity; EU enlargement; Orange Revolution; globalization; news journalism; media; European integration; political transitions; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Communication Studies; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : Over the last two decades, Europe has experienced profound political transformations, resulting in new challenges for the relationship between national and transnational identities. In parallel with these changes, national media systems across the world have been put under pressure from globalization, reflected in the vast increase in the number of transnational news channels operating on the global market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Air Pollution Dependency on Climate Variability and Source Region : Past, Current and Future Air Pollution Scenarios over Europe

    Author : Camilla Andersson; Hans-Christen Hansson; Christer Johansson; Joakim Langner; David Simpson; Peter Builtjes; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Acidification; Air Pollution; Climate Change; Europe; Numerical Model; Emission; Eutrophication; Key region; Nitrogen Dioxide; Particulate Matter; PM; Source region; Surface Ozone; Tropospheric Ozone; Earth sciences; Geovetenskap; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : The main objectives of this thesis were to investigate the dependency of European air pollution on climate variability and emission source region. Calculations with a chemistry transport model (CTM) were conducted to investigate the influence of climate variability. READ MORE