Search for dissertations about: "local politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 155 swedish dissertations containing the words local politics.

  1. 1. Cold water politics : The maritime strategy and geopolitics of the northern front

    University dissertation from London : Sage Publications

    Author : Ola Tunander; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Security Politics; Semiotics; Geopolitics; Naval Strategy; US Maritime Strategy; Submarines; Scandinavia; Barents Sea; Norwegian Sea; Diplomatic Signals; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the strategic field of force dominating the Northern waters. Instead of an emphasis on the declared policies of the various nations, the focus here is on geopolitics, technological change and on US and Soviet military strategies influencing the security policies of the Nordic region. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  3. 3. Authoritarianism Constrained: The Role of Local People's Congresses in China

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Peace and Development Research, Göteborg University

    Author : Oscar Almén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; China Rule of Law; Authoritarianism; Democratization; Legislatures; POlitical Participation; People s Congresses; Local Politics; China; rule of law; authoritarianism; democratisation; legislatures; political participation; people s congresses; local politics;

    Abstract : This is a study of China's local legislatures, the local people's congresses, and their political role. Through the in-depth study of three county people's congresses and interviews with local politicians two aspects of the local people's congresses have been examined in detail: political participation and the exercise of political power. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; European Identity; EU; Identity Politics; Discourse Theory Analysis; Immigration; Ethnic Minorities; Ethno-culturalism; EU-citizenship; Exclusion Inclusion; Neoliberalism;

    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

  5. 5. Educational choices of the future : a sociological inquiry into micro-politics in education

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg ; Department of Sociology and Work Science

    Author : Goran Puaca; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational choice; Micro-politics; Want-formation; Habitus; Identity; micro-politics; want-formation; habitus; identity;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how students’ practical considerations for future choices in education and occupations correspond to policy objectives of socially productive educational choices. This is conveyed through the primary aim of analyzing the correspondence between on the one hand educational policy intentions and on the other hand students’ educational choices and the social and cultural conditions that structure them. READ MORE