Search for dissertations about: "ethnic politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words ethnic politics.

  1. 1. Ethnic Politics : Voters, Parties and Policies in Kenya and Zambia

    Author : Karolina Hulterström; Axel Hadenius; Li Bennich-Björkman; Sten Widmalm; Joel D. Barkan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; ethnic politics; ethnic conflict; ethnic mobilisation; political parties; voting; policy; patronage; neo-patrimonialism; Kenya; Zambia; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is an investigation of ethnic politics, both as a concept and as an empirical phenomenon. It is based on the propositions that (a) most instances of ethnic politics are non-violent rather than violent and, (b) most scholarly work in the field is explanatory and devoted to violent ethnic conflict. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethno-Politics : The Consequences of Ethnic Discrimination for Latino Ethnic Identity Orientation and Ethno-Mobilization

    Author : Azril Bacal Roij; Hedvig Ekerwald; Manuela Boatcă; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; structural racial ethnic inequality; cultural racism; color line; ethnic discrimination; ethnic identity orientation; ethno-politics; citizenship; national identity; Latino Movement; racialization; experiential research; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis is a study of Latino migrants and Latino minority members, mainly in USA, and also in Sweden. The three theoretical and the two empirical studies cover a long period and are grounded in ethnicity as an established study field. READ MORE

  3. 3. Europeans only? : essays on identity politics and the European Union

    Author : Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; European identity; European Union; European Commission; identity politics; discourse; discourse analysis; immigration; immigrants; ethnic minorities; culture; ethno-culturalism; citizenship; European citizenship; education; exclusion inclusion; neo-liberalism; European Identity; EU; Identity Politics; Discourse Theory Analysis; Immigration; Ethnic Minorities; Ethno-culturalism; EU-citizenship; Exclusion Inclusion; Neoliberalism; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The chief preoccupation of the dissertation revolves around the European Union's project of calling forth a collective sense of "European identity" amongst people in the Union. It focuses specifically on how the European Union's identity politics plays out once the ethnic minorities with immigrant background now living in the Union are brought into view. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Ndebele Ethnicity : Origins, Nationality, and Gender in Southern Zimbabwe

    Author : Björn Lindgren; Richard Werbner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; conflict; ethnicity; gender; identity; masculinity; media; nationalism; Ndebele; politics; Zimbabwe; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the politics of Ndebele ethnicity and, by extension, how this politics is related to present-day national politics in Zimbabwe. The author applies two approaches to ethnicity. On the one hand, he outlines the historical processes through which subjects have been created as Ndebele over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Central Politics and Local Peacemaking : The Conditions for Peace after Communal Conflict

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Kristine Höglund; Hanne Fjelde; Leonardo R. Arriola; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; communal conflict; local conflict; non-state conflict; land conflict; conflict resolution; mediation; conflict management; intervention; ethnic politics; political bias; governance; sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Under what conditions can peace be established after violent communal conflict? This question has received limited research attention to date, despite the fact that communal conflicts kill thousands of people each year and often severely disrupt local livelihoods. This dissertation analyzes how political dynamics affect prospects for peace after communal conflict. READ MORE