Search for dissertations about: "minority representation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words minority representation.

  1. 1. Representativ byråkrati. En studie om ledande kommunala minoritetsadministratörers företrädarskap

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Nazem Tahvilzadeh; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Representative bureaucracy; representation; advocacy; diversity; public administrators; minority administrators; bureaucrats; public administration; ethnicity; politicization; ethnic conflict; ethnocrats; ethnocracy; municipal administration; local government; governance; analytical dualism; critical realism; Sweden;

    Abstract : The theory of representative bureaucracy suggests that the presence of underprivileged social groups, such as women and ethnic minorities, within the public workforce will lead to a more responsive political process, reflecting a wider range of interests. This theory posits that the social background of the individual public administrator affects their values and policy-preferences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making sense of Baltic democracy : public support and political representation in nationalising states

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Kjetil Duvold; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; democratisation; consolidation; support for democracy; political culture; political representation; party systems; social cleavages; political community; nation-building; ethnic minorities; post-communism; Baltic countries; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Central and Eastern Europe; the European Union; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : A chief topic of this book is the advance of democracy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three countries belong to the most ‘successful’ cases of transition from communist rule to democracy, demonstrated by the fact that they joined the European Union in 2004. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empirical Essays on Wage Setting and Immigrant Labor Market Opportunities

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Tove Eliasson; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firm sorting; mobility; wage assimilation; host country specific human capital; employer learning; self-employment; immigrant entrepreneurs; capital access; information asymmetry; minority representation; collective bargaining; turnover; hours of work; labor input; labor costs; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1: This essay estimates wage assimilation among non-western immigrants in Sweden, controlling for selection into employment by including individual fixed effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dimension Reduction and Signal Decomposition for Genotype–Phenotype Relations

    University dissertation from Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Rasmus Perby Henningsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2017-12]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Matematik; Bioinformatik; Dimensionsreduktion; Computational mathematics; Bioinformatics; Dimension reduction;

    Abstract : Over the last few decades, DNA sequencing has developed from costing billions of dollars to get the complete sequence of the human genome, to being a routine procedure performed in labs all around the world. This has transformed the field of experimental biology since measurements can be done at a level of detail that was not possible before. READ MORE

  5. 5. Longitudinal Studies on Sickness Absence in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Swedish Institute for Social Research , Stockholm University

    Author : Olof Bäckman; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The research object of this thesis is sickness absence taking behavior in Sweden. In four empirical studies, using longitudinal data, the thesis investigates sickness absence taking behavior as a result of the impact of specific structural factors. READ MORE