Search for dissertations about: "liberal discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words liberal discourse.

  1. 1. Women and men in management : Stereotypes, evaluation and discourse

    Author : Hanna Li Kusterer; Henry Montgomery; Torun Lindholm; Marloes van Engen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; gender; management; leadership; stereotypes; gender typing; liberal discourse; ideology; agency; communion; social roles; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Very few women hold top corporate positions in Sweden, and women are underrepresented as managers in all work sectors. The present thesis examined stereotypes, perceptions and presuppositions about women, men and management with a combination of perspectives from social and organizational psychology, discourse analysis and gender in organization research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mediated Europes : Discourse and Power in Ukraine, Russia and Poland During Euromaidan

    Author : Roman Horbyk; Johan Fornäs; Patrik Åker; Sabina Mihelj; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; media; discourse; power; postcolonial theory; foreign policy; journalists; politicians; Europe; Ukraine; Russia; Poland; Euromaidan; медії; дискурс; влада; зовнішня політика; журналісти; політики; Европа; Україна; Росія; Евромайдан; medier; diskurs; makt; utrikespolitik; journalister; politiker; Europa; Ukraina; Ryssland; Polen; Euromajdan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This study focuses on mediated representations of Europe during Euromaidan and the subsequent Ukraine–Russia crisis, analysing empirical material from Ukraine, Poland and Russia. The material includes articles from nine newspapers, diverse in terms of political and journalistic orientation, as well as interviews with journalists, foreign policymakers and experts, drawing also on relevant policy documents as well as online and historical sources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Narratives of governing : rationalization, responsibility and resistance in social work

    Author : Marcus Lauri; Chris Hudson; Linda Berg; Diana Mulinari; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Welfare; Welfare state; neoliberalism; neoliberal; neo-liberal; neo-liberalism; new public management; NPM; new managerialism; managerialism; public management reform; social work; social services; profession; professional; EBP; evidence-based practice; evidence; knowledge production; paperwork; administration; performance; audit; discipline; sovereign power; self-governing; power; power knowledge; motivational interviewing; MI; individualism; individual responsibility; political; the political; de-politicized; de-politicization; governing; governmentality; governance; gender; feminism; feminist theory; Foucault; Marx; capitalism; standardization; flexibility; budget governing; care; care-work; ethos of care; solidarity; empathy; loyalty; division of labor; proceduralization; instrumentalization; mechanization; manual based; digital; template; templates; de-professionalization; proletarization; proletarianization; Taylorization; transition; transformation; rationalization; rationality; rational; emotions; emotional; affect; alienation; detachment; distance; resistance; counter conduct; Sweden; Swedish model; rhizome; rhizomatic; nomadic; narrative; narratives; discourse; critique; interviews; Välfärd; välfärdsstat; välfärfärdsstaten; nyliberal; nyliberalism; new public management; socialt arbete; socialtjänsten; socialarbetare; svenska modellen; styrning; styrningsmentalitet; kön; genus; EBP; evidensbaserad praktik; evidens; kunskapsproduktion; makt kunskap; administration; pappersarbete; granskning; kontroll; disciplin; självstyrning; motiverande samtal; individualism; individualisering; ansvar; individuellt ansvar; flexibilitet; politik; det politiska; avpolitisering; avprofessionalisering; profession; professioner; professionell; förfrämligande; Sverige; Foucault; Marx; feminism; feministisk teori; kapitalism proletarisering; taylorisering; standardisering; manualbaserad; rationalisering; rationell; emotioner; känslor; avstånd; likgiltighet; narrativ; diskurs; kritik; intervju; intervjuer; kapitalism; den svenska modellen; förändring; transformering; motstånd; mot-makt;

    Abstract : For many years, Sweden has had a reputation for having a comprehensive and women friendly welfare state. However, as in many other European countries during the past few decades, the organization and governing of welfare has undergone profound changes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding China’s Rise : Competing Online Identity Discourses behind Short-term Changes in Foreign Policy

    Author : Nicholas Olczak; Karl Gustafsson; Shaun Breslin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; China; foreign policy; North Korea; Southeast Asia; the South China Sea; rising powers; international relations; security; the Internet; critical constructivism; identity; mixed methods; discourse; Lacan; 中国,国际关系,外交,朝鲜; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : China has undergone a remarkable rise in the past four decades, its economy and material power growing substantially. These developments have led to several interlinked debates about how we should understand this rise. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cannabis discourses in contemporary Sweden : Continuity and change

    Author : Josefin Månsson; Mats Ekendahl; Alexandra Bogren; Sveinung Sandberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cannabis; Sweden; discourse; social construction; prohibition; legalization; de-criminalization; internet; online; media; professional; symposia; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study how cannabis is constructed in contemporary Sweden, which policy responses are promoted as rational, and how international cannabis trends are received in this context. The four papers are the result of analyzing empirical material from three different sub-studies: 1) a qualitative study of online discussions about cannabis and drug policy, 2) a qualitative and comparative study of print media articles from 2002 and 2012, and 3) a qualitative study of oral presentations from cannabis information symposia. READ MORE