Search for dissertations about: "demos"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word demos.

  1. 1. The All-Affected Principle and its Critics : A Study on Democratic Inclusion

    Author : Jonas Hultin Rosenberg; Lundström Mats; Robert Huseby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; the all-affected principle; democratic inclusion; demos; the boundary problem; normative democratic theory; the all-subjected principle; political equality; internal critique; competence;

    Abstract : The problem of democratic inclusion, which concerns inclusion in and exclusion from the demos, has attracted significant scholarly attention in the last decade. The all-affected principle seeks to resolve this problem by maintaining that all those and only those who are affected should be included in the demos. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hellenistic Democracies : Freedom, Independence and Political Procedure in Some East Greek City-States

    Author : Susanne Carlsson; Kerstin Höghammar; Mats Lundström; Vincent Gabrielsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; democracy; demokratia; demos; exclusiveness; independence; autonomia; hegemonic power; hellenism; city-states; poleis; desicion-making process; foreign policy; decrees; epigraphy; Iasos; Kalymna; Kos; Miletos; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : Freedom from external control is one prerequisite for democracy. In the hellenistic period the Greek city-states are thought to have lost their independence due to the establishment of the hellenistic hegemonies, and thereby also lost their possibilities of democratic government and of pursuing a foreign policy of their own. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating Asylum. The EU acquis, Extraterritorial Protection and the Common Market of Deflection

    Author : Gregor Noll; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; extraterritorial protection; international law; human rights; European Union; burden-sharing; demos; legal theory; interpretation; international private and public law; discrimination; refugee law; asylum; internationell rätt; European law; EU-rätt; EU law; public international law; folkrätt; internationell privaträtt; private international law;

    Abstract : How are access to asylum and other forms of extraterritorial protection regulated in the European Union? Is the EU acquis in these areas in conformity with international law? What tools does international law offer to solve conflicts between them? And, finally, is law capable of bridging the foundational oppositions embedded in migration and asylum issues? This work combines the potential of legal formalism with an analytical framework drawing on political theory. It analyses the argumentative strategies used by international lawyers, exploiting the interpretative methodology of international law as well as elaborate discrimination arguments. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Challenge from Nationalism : Problems of Community in Democracy

    Author : Per Helldahl; Jörgen Hermansson; Ulf Mörkenstam; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalism; Community; Theory of democracy; Political theory; United States of America; Germany; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines the relationship between democracy and nationalism from a normative standpoint. A point of departure is the assumption that any democracy requires a referent community, or demos. Nationalism has, in practice, frequently provided democracies with this sense of community during the last two centuries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Work-oriented design of computer artifacts

    Author : Pelle Ehn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; design; computer; work; industrial democracy; skill; tool; labor process; language-game; Scandinavia;

    Abstract : This thesis is an inquiry into the human activity of designing computer artifacts that are useful to people in their daily activity at work. The emphasis is on opportunities and constraints for industrial democracy and quality of work.First, the philosophical foundation of design of computer artifacts is con­sidered. READ MORE