Search for dissertations about: "comparative politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words comparative politics.

  1. 1. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

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

    Author : Max Waltman; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. READ MORE

  2. 2. Politics on the net NGO practices and experiences

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Pia Brundin; Örebro universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internet; ICTs; politics; cyber politics; NGOs; political culture; national political context; online activism; advocacy; interactivity; social movements; political influence; globalisation; civil society; global civil society; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates how different kinds of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), operating in different national political contexts, perceive and use the Internet as a political space. The political space concept, as defined here, encompasses two dimensions of Internet use: one external, where organisations use the Internet for online activism and campaigning, and one internal, signifying organisational use of the Internet to promote engagement and interactivity with members and/or supporters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scenes of Writing, Scenes of Looking : Don DeLillo, Claus Beck-Nielsen, and the Politics of the Novel

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Morten Feldtfos Thomsen; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; DeLillo; Beck-Nielsen; literature; aesthetics; politics; technology; imagetext; W.J.T. Mitchell; print novel; visual culture; media; intermediality; Rancière; multimodality; materiality; image; vision; Comparative Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Cries of the death of the novel and even of literature in general have become cultural commonplaces. In an age seemingly dominated by digital spectacle, many seem to think that traditional print literature has become an almost obsolete cultural practice, bereft of any critical social and political relevance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Surplus majority government : A comparative study of Italy and Finland

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ann-Cathrine Jungar; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Majoritetsstyre; Politik; Finland; Italien; Koalitionsregeringar; Samlingsregeringar; 1990-talet; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science; Political science; Coalition theory; governmental behaviour; parliamentarism; political parties; Italian politics; Finnish politics; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates why surplus majority government forms. The study focuses on two political systems, Finland and Italy, where oversized cabinets have been the most frequent type of government during the post-war period. The explanatory scope of two groups of theories is tested on two cases of surplus majority government, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. European Party Politics and Gender Configuring Gender-Balanced Parliamentary Presence

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

    Author : Emelie Lilliefeldt; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Science; statsvetenskap; Women’s parliamentary representation; qualitative comparative analysis; political parties; candidate selection; Europe; Latvia; Kvinnors politiska representation; qualitative comparative analysis; politiska partier; kandidatval; Europa; Lettland;

    Abstract : Under sent 1900-tal har andelen kvinnor och män i nationella demokratiska parlament i Europa blivit alltmer jämstora. Politiska partier formar politisk representation genom att välja egna kandidater till val. READ MORE