Search for dissertations about: "democratization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the word democratization.

  1. 1. Uniting Against Autocrats : Opposition Coordination, Turnovers and Democratization by Elections

    Author : Michael Wahman; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratization; authoritarianism; election; party; opposition; coalition; ethnic; Africa; Kenya; Ghana; Senegal;

    Abstract : As counter intuitive as it might sound, autocracy without elections is a rare combination today. Elections do not constitute democracy, but they can promote democratization. This dissertation studies the process of democratization through elections, focusing on the effect of opposition coordination. READ MORE

  2. 2. While We Wait : Democratization, State and Citizenship among Young Men in Tunisia's Interior Regions

    Author : Karim Zakhour; Michele Micheletti; Hans Agné; Ellen Lust; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Democratization; state; citizenship; Tunisia; youth; Claude Lefort; neoliberalism; waiting; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation has sought to develop new ways of understanding democratization, and by extension democracy, by attempting to capture the experience of democratic transitions. The thesis has investigated the Tunisian democratization processes that followed the overthrow of Ben Ali in 2011. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advancing isothermal nucleic acid amplification tests : Towards democratization of diagnostics

    Author : Felix Neumann; Mats Nilsson; Paul Yager; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; molecular diagnostics; infectious diseases; point-of-care; digital quantification; fluorescence detection; rolling circle amplification; padlock probes; microfluidic enrichment; biokemi; Biochemistry;

    Abstract : Modern healthcare is the result of scientific advancement across disciplines and has enabled us to understand the rationale behind many diseases and how to treat or cure them; but still a myriad of unanswered questions remains. Especially infectious diseases play an important role in healthcare as they pose a constant threat for global health and well-being. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dissenting Democrats : Nation and Democracy in the Republic of Moldova

    Author : Andreas Johansson; Elfar Loftsson; Lars Lindström; Bo Petersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Moldova; Moldavia; MSSR; transition; ethnic group; nation; national division; nation-building; democracy; democratization; polyarchy; political support; correspondence analysis; Moldovanism; Romanianism; Gagauz Yeri; Transnistria; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The Republic of Moldova was one of fifteen states to emerge from the dissolution of the Soviet Union. With weak historical legacy of statehood, deteriorating economy and serious national divisions, the young state lacked many of the prerequisites deemed necessary for successful democratization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Democracy From the Outside-In? : The Conceptualization and Significance of Democracy Promotion

    Author : Daniel Silander; Jan Teorell; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratization; international factors; democracy promotion; EU; postcommunism; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the literature on factors favorable to democratization. It is argued that there has been a domestic dominance, with international factors a forgotten dimension. It is also argued that the limited body of work dealing with international factors has been empirical in nature. READ MORE