Search for dissertations about: "glocalisation"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word glocalisation.

  1. 1. Localised Globalities and Social Work Contemporary Challenges

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Jessica H. Jönsson; Mittuniversitetet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; global social problems; glocalisation; multiple modernities; neoliberalism; social work; West-centric development; Globalisation;

    Abstract : Recent global and structural transformations, a West-centric development agenda and the triumph of neoliberal politics have led to destructive consequences for many local communities and individual life chances. The global dominance of the West-centric development agenda, with its roots in the colonial past, has created uneven developments and an unjust world in which Western countries continue to gain advantages and increase their prosperity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religion in Nordic Politics as a Means to Societal Cohesion An Empirical Study on Party Platforms and Parliamentary Debates 1988–2012

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jonas Lindberg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; politics; Nordic; Scandinavia; church; diversity; secularisation; globalisation; politicisation; cleavage; civil religion; human rights; nationalism; right-wing populist; privatised religion; content analysis; mixed methods; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : In this study, I address the relationship between religion and politics in the Nordic countries, 1988–2012, against a background of increasing religious diversity alongside more or less continuous relationships between church and state. My aim is to analyse possible changes in the way religion is referred to by Nordic parliamentary parties, and in the way these parties use religion as a means to societal cohesion. READ MORE