Search for dissertations about: "economic democracy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words economic democracy.

  1. 1. Democracy and Planning : Contested Meanings in Theory and Practice

    Author : Sherif Zakhour; Jonathan Metzger; Maria Håkansson; Philip Allmendinger; Andy Inch; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Planning; Public participation; Demokrati; Demokratiteori; Planering; Medborgardeltagande; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : "Democracy" is a frequently used concept in the Western planning field. Scholars, practitioners, and citizens alike regularly deploy it to both explain and contest the nature and legitimacy of urban governance. And yet, in the planning literature, the concept of democracy itself is rarely explained or debated. READ MORE

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

    Author : Hans Agné; Kjell Goldmann; Jörgen Hermansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Autonomy; Participation; Deliberation; Internationalisation; Globalisation; EU; Budget policy; International Political Economy; parliament; European integration; Sweden; France; Britain; Political science; 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. Democratic Governance in the Transition from Yugoslav Self-Management to a Market Economy : The Case of the Slovenian Privatization Debates 1990-1992

    Author : Branka Likić-Brborić; Maths Isacson; Göran Salmonsson; Thomas Lundén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatization; transition; democratization; marketization; property rights; Slovenia; institutions; self-management; social ownership; economic democracy; discourse; governance; interdiscursivity; justice; efficiency; path dependence; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The main object of this doctoral dissertation is the Slovenian transition to a market economy with a focus on the genesis of the Slovenian privatization model and the political and legislative process behind its formulation. Starting from a presentation of the international context and historical legacies, the study investigates the almost three-year-long Slovenian theoretical, parliamentary, economic, political and public debates (1990-1992) concerning the choice of model and institutional framework for large-scale privatization. READ MORE

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

    Author : Linda A. Åström; Sten Berglund; Lars Johannsen; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political support; Russia; the Baltic states; democracy; democratic consolidation; political culture; Political science; 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. Constructing Invisible Hands : Market Technocrats in Sweden 1880–2000

    Author : Gabriel Söderberg; Maths Isacson; Lars Magnusson; Janken Myrdal; Deirdre McCloskey; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Markets; technocrats; central banks; agricultural science; Nobel prize; economics and society; asymmetric information; Social Democracy; neoliberalism; social engineering; market history; market engineering; market design; performativity; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Dominant market theories analyze markets as ahistorical entities without the need for professional groups that manage crucial functions within them. This thesis, in contrast, approaches markets as historical systems that develop over time and that can be constituted in many different ways because of different historical trajectories. READ MORE