Search for dissertations about: "emancipatory politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words emancipatory politics.

  1. 1. Förrättsligande. En studie av rättens risker och möjligheter med fokus på patientens ställning

    Author : Leila Brännström; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; law in the field of health care; patients’ rights; the legal position of the patient; Weber; Habermas; Foucault; conceptions of law; ethical and political approaches; legal approaches; judicial supremacy; regulation through legal norms; constitutional norms; Rancière; law and politics; emancipatory politics; political discourse; legal discourse; judicialization; juridification;

    Abstract : The aim of the present doctoral thesis is to study and conceptualize juridification as a phenomenon. This aim comprises analyzing the theories through which juridification as an empirical development is interpreted. In this thesis juridification signifies displacements towards legal discourse. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Women", welfare, textual politics and critique : different categories of "women", the making of welfare states and emancipation in a Nordic welfare state context

    Author : Mona Livholts; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Academic social work; social categorisation; marginalisation; different categories of women; feminism; the Nordic women-friendly welfare states; emancipation; social construc¬tionism; discourse analysis; individual memory work; academic writing; forms of knowledge; critique; social change; ´women´; welfare; textual politics and critique; Social work; Socialt arbete; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyse and interpret the relationship between the social construction of different categories of 'women' and the making of welfare states in specific mo­ments of textual politics in a Nordic welfare state context. Furthermore, the aim is to develop a methodology for critical self-reflection in the process Of producing academic knowledge. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Majority Power and Minority Resistance : Kurdish Linguistic Rights in Turkey

    Author : Nesrin Ucarlar; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; resistance; emancipatory politics; transformative resistance; post-structuralism; deconstruction; nationalism; transnationalism; diaspora; European Union; Turkey; the Kurdish language; linguistic rights; trans-national outlook; minority rights; power; Kurdish intellectuals;

    Abstract : As the most figurative asset of membership in a majority or minority and the most symbolic aspect of national authority, language is a major site of struggle for majority power and minority resistance. For the purposes of this study, which focuses on the question of Kurdish linguistic rights in Turkey, the sites of struggle for majority power and minority resistance are as follows: the documents of international and European organisations on the linguistic rights of minorities, the impact of the modernisation and nation-state building process in Turkey on the Kurdish-speaking community and the resistance engendered by the Kurdish intelligentsia in the European diaspora and in Turkey against the majority power delimiting the Kurdish linguistic rights. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nothing more to see : Contestations of belonging and visibility in Russian media

    Author : Emil Edenborg; Nira Yuval-Davis; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; belonging; visibility; media; sexuality; gender; nationalism; Russia; Mediepolitik; Massmedia - sociala aspekter; Yttrandefrihet; Ryssland;

    Abstract : The purpose of this dissertation is to explore the role of visibility in the production and contestation of belonging to political communities. On the basis of an empirical enquiry of Russian media during the 2010s, a theoretical conceptualization of the relation between visibility and belonging is suggested, starting in the idea that what becomes visible to publics and how, and what is rendered invisible, are the objects of constant political regulation and contestation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between Nature and Modernity : Agroecology as an alternative development pathway: the case of Uganda

    Author : Ellinor Isgren; LUCSUS; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agricultural sustainability; smallholder farming; neoliberal modernization; sub-Saharan Africa; Uganda; civil society; rural social movements; emancipatory social science; political ecology; sustainability science; hållbarhetsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Agricultural modernization has massively increased global food supply, but at a high environmental cost. Today many are calling for an agricultural ‘paradigm shift’, including several mainstream institutions. READ MORE