Search for dissertations about: "deliberation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the word deliberation.

  1. 1. Arenas for Democratic Deliberation : Decision-Making in an Infrastructure Project in Sweden

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Hans Wiklund; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deliberative democracy; swedish democracy; democratic deliberation; multi-level decision-making; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Democracy today faces challenges in the form of declining levels of electoral participation, dwindling membership in and attachment to political parties, decreasing involvement in established non-governmental organisations and diminishing citizen trust in politicians, political institutions and systems. This study elucidates the democratic status of the Swedish formal political system through an analysis of the decision-making process related to the first power transmission link between Sweden and Poland. READ MORE

  2. 2. Guiding Concepts Essays on Normative Concepts, Knowledge, and Deliberation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Olle Risberg; Erik Carlson; Andrew Reisner; Wlodek Rabinowicz; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; action-guidance; adherence; all things considered ought; alternative normative concepts; conceptual engineering; debunking; deliberation; disagreement; epistemic pluralism; epistemology; ethics; external world skepticism; idealization; metaethics; meta-skepticism; moral skepticism; normativity; ought; reasons; response-dependence; uncertainty; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses a range of questions about normativity, broadly understood. Recurring themes include (i) the idea of normative ‘action-guidance’, and the connection between normativity and motivational states, (ii) the possibility of normative knowledge and its role in deliberation, and (iii) the question of whether (and if so, how) normative concepts can themselves be evaluated. READ MORE

  3. 3. No time for reason : Deliberation, status and democracy in the modern democracy

    University dissertation from Norman, OK, USA : University of Oklahoma

    Author : Johan Wänström; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reason; Deliberation; Democracy; Society; Social capital; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Economic use of time (efficiency) and democracy are common features in many modern western societies. However, a strong egalitarian democracy requires equal participation in the social construction of meaning, reason and ultimately knowledge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Judging in the Public Realm A Kantian Approach to the Deliberative Concept of Ethico-Political Judgment and an Inquiry into Public Discourse on Prenatal Diagnosis

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Cornelis Dekker; Anders Nordgren; Marcus Düwell; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Formation of judgment; faculty of judgment; ethics; politics; normative reasons; deliberative practice; impartiality; public sphere; public discourse; public deliberation; prenatal diagnosis; prenatal screening; Kant; Arendt; Habermas; Engelhardt; Sweden; the Netherlands; Bedömning; omdömesförmåga; etik; politik; normativa skäl; deliberation; opartiskhet; offentlig sfär; offentlig samtal; fosterdiagnostik; Kant; Arendt; Habermas; Engelhardt; Sverige; Nederländerna; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses how to enhance the public discussion of moral and political questions. Enhancing public ‘deliberation’ is desirable since it provides citizens with influence, it enables coming to an understanding, and it ensures legitimacy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Traits & Talks : Lessons about Personality and Deliberation from the Negotiations between Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Julia Jennstål; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personality; five-factor model; big five; traits; facets; interactionalism; deliberation; collective decision-making; negotiations; South Africa; Nelson Mandela; FW de Klerk; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Compelling research in political psychology and personality psychology points to the significance of personality as a determinant of political behavior. Within a comprehensive framework for the study of personality in politics, the so-called Five-level Model (FLM), this thesis primarily focuses on the level of personality traits, where the well-established Five-factor model (the ‘Big Five’) is applied. READ MORE