Search for dissertations about: "domestic politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words domestic politics.

  1. 1. The Political Use of Force : Beyond National Security Considerations as a Source of American Foreign Policy

    Author : Mikael Blomdahl; Jan Hallenberg; Jonas Tallberg; Erik Noreen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United States of America; the presidential use of force; foreign policy analysis; realism; domestic politics; the diversionary theory of war; decision-making.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In addressing the question of what explains the tendency of the presidents of the United States to use military force on many occasions to solve international problems the realist perspective has been strongly dominant in political science. This study sets out to address and challenge whether what may be called realist privilege still qualifies as an understanding of this American phenomenon. READ MORE

  2. 2. Russia, England and Swedish party politics 1762-1766 : the interplay between great power diplomacy and domestic politics during Sweden's Age of Liberty

    Author : Michael F. Metcalf; []

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  3. 3. Don’t Mention the War : The forging of a domestic foreign policy consensus on the entry, expansion and exit of Swedish military contributions to Afghanistan

    Author : Lars Wikman; Fredrik Bynander; Josefina Erikson; Condoleezza Rice; Johan Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; foreign policy; consensus; framing; foreign policy line; domestic politics; ISAF; Afghanistan; peace support operations; NATO.; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Consensus is not something that just happens in the foreign policy domain when political actors seemingly agree on a policy. Rather, in this dissertation I demonstrate that actors construct consensus through the framing of policy as they highlight and downplay certain elements. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Rebellion to Politics : The Transformation of Rebel Groups to Political Parties in Civil War Peace Processes

    Author : Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Thomas Ohlson; Mats Hammarström; Anna Jarstad; Terrence Lyons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; rebel group; political party; transformation; civil war; peace process; conflict resolution; internal conflict; FMLN; Renamo; RUF; Khmer Rouge; El Salvador; Mozambique; Sierra Leone; Cambodia; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do some rebel groups in civil war peace processes transform into viable political parties while others do not? The transformation of armed rebels into peaceful politicians has been identified as one of the most critical factors in explaining the successful transition from violence to sustainable peace. Yet few studies have examined under what conditions these transformations are more or less likely to be carried out. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental politics and the enchantment of modernity : mercury and radioactive waste disposal in Sweden

    Author : Ylva Uggla; Rolf Lidskog; Johan Hedrén; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental politics; mercury; radioactive waste; modernity; risk; sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Current Swedish environmental policy embraces the notion of sustainable development and the discourse of ecological modernisation, both of which stress the role of modern institutions in environmental protection work. In pursuing ecological sustainability, the Swedish Government assigns importance to the issue of domestic, safe, final disposal of mercury and radioactive waste; responsibility for mercury and radioactive waste management must not be passed to future generations. READ MORE