Search for dissertations about: "democracy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 233 swedish dissertations containing the word democracy.

  1. 1. Promoting Democracy Sweden and the democratisation process in Macedonia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Rickard Mikaelsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy promotion; democracy assistance; democracy; role theory; democratisation; Sweden; Macedonia; development cooperation; foreign policy; Demokratifrämjande aktiviteter; demokratibistånd; demokrati; demokratisering; roll teori; Sverige; Makedonien; bistånd; utrikespolitik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to an increased understanding of democracy promotion. Empirically, the study focuses on the multi-faced democratisation process in Macedonia; the official Swedish policy for democracy promotion; and actual Swedish attempts to promote democracy in Macedonia in the period 2000–2006. READ MORE

  2. 2. Democracy Reconsidered Britain, France, Sweden, and the EU

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hans Agné; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Autonomy; Participation; Deliberation; Internationalisation; Globalisation; EU; Budget policy; International Political Economy; parliament; European integration; Sweden; France; Britain; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate whether some positions in democratic theory should be adjusted or abandoned in view of internationalisation; and if adjusted, how. More specifically it pursues three different aims: to evaluate various attempts to explain levels of democracy as consequences of internationalisation; to investigate whether the taking into account of internationalisation reveals any reason to reconsider what democracy is or means; and to suggest normative interpretations that cohere with the adjustments of conceptual and explanatory democratic theory made in the course of meeting the other two aims. READ MORE

  3. 3. Securing the working democracy Inventive arrangements to guarantee circulation and the emergence of democracy policy

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Marcel Mangold; Södertörns högskola.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; genealogy; democracy policy; circulation; governmentality; dispositif; Swedish politics; värdegrund; exclusion; violencepromoting extremism; Foucault; Rancière; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering;

    Abstract : In the 1990s, Swedish democracy's ability to remain strong and renew itself became increasingly questioned in government commission reports and social-scientific writings. The perceptions of the financial crisis in 1992–1994, new identities, immigration and changes in participation in civic associations and organizations were listed as challenges to democracy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gatekeepers of democracy? : a comparative study of elite support for democracy in Russia and the Baltic States

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Linda A. Åström; Örebro universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political support; Russia; the Baltic states; democracy; democratic consolidation; political culture; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study deals with the consolidation of democracy in general and with political support for democracy, in particular. The theoretical reason for observing support for democracy rests on the assumption that this kind of support is a vital factor that will foster (or its absence will obstruct) the development of democracy in the countries analysed in this study, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Consumed Democracy The Expansion of Consumer Choice, Its Causal Effects on Political Engagement, and Its Implications for Democracy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Wejryd; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; consumer choice; survey experiment; responsiveness; political equality; political participation; political engagement; marketization; political consumption; political consumerism; citizen-consumer.; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about expansions of consumer choice, their causal effects on political engagement, and the democratic implications that follow. For material and ideological reasons alike, consumer choices have expanded over the last decades and are likely to become even more present in citizens’ lives in the future. READ MORE