Search for dissertations about: "governmental rationality"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words governmental rationality.

  1. 1. Sport as a Means of Responding to Social Problems : Rationales of Government, Welfare and Social Change

    Author : David Ekholm; Dimitris Michailakis; Magnus Dahlstedt; Yvonne Sjöblom; Lennart Nygren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social work; social policy; social inclusion; youth; subject formation; citizenship; civil society; community; governmental rationality; Socialt arbete; socialpolitik; social inkludering; ungdom; fostran; medborgarskap; civilsamhälle; gemenskap; styrningsrationalitet;

    Abstract : Sport has been increasingly recognized in social policy as a means of steering social change and as a method for responding to diverse social problems. The present study examines how rationales of social change are formed through ‘sport as a means of responding to social problems’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experimenting for change? : The politics of accomplishing environmental governance through smart energy pilot projects

    Author : Fredrik Envall; Harald Rohracher; Dick Magnusson; Josefin Wangel; Matthew Cashmore; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental governance; political rationality; experiment; smart energy; socio-technical perspective; knowledge politics; power relations; infrastructure.; miljöstyrning; politisk rationalitet; experiment; smarta nät; socio-tekniskt perspektiv; kunskapspolitik; maktrelationer; infrastruktur.;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how smart energy experimentation arranges environmental governance in Sweden, focusing on the politics of such processes, against the background of an escalating environmental and climate crisis that necessitates urgent energy transformation. Empirically the thesis includes case studies of pilot projects in Stockholm, Malmö, Västerås, and on Gotland, and analysis of the policy landscape, mainly through text analysis and interviews. READ MORE

  3. 3. Governing Global Migration

    Author : Sara Kalm; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration management.; migration policy; Foucault; governmentality; global governmentality; migration politics; migration;

    Abstract : This study explores the global regulative function of migration politics. Its main aim is to rethink migration politics through an engagement with the Foucauldian governmentality perspective, which focuses on the relation between government and thought. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rewriting Entrepreneurship : Enterprise discourse and entrepreneurship in the case of re-organising ES

    Author : Daniel Hjort; Jannis Kallinikos; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; enterprise; poststructuralism; discourse; governmentality; homo ludens; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : People at the formal organisation of ES were written as they tried to write a new script describing how the organising of their operations should become conducted. A project of re-organising the operations was initiated in a way rather typical for the 1990s: services were bought from a consulting agency, and the agency brought their tools for making ES into a proper company. READ MORE

  5. 5. Scenarios we live by : Theorizing anticipatory practices for societal security

    Author : Mikael Linnell; Anna Olofsson; Susanna Öhman; Sissel Haugdal Jore; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis explores and theorizes practices for generating knowledge and experience of possible futures in the present. Often, our unreflected everyday actions are clearly focused on the future. READ MORE