Search for dissertations about: "nationalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 swedish dissertations containing the word nationalism.

  1. 1. Understanding Nationalism : Studies in Icelandic Nationalism, 1800-2000

    Author : Birgir Hermannsson; Björn Wittrock; Gudmundur Hálfdanarson; Stockholms universitet; []

    Abstract : This dissertation is an attempt to understand nationalism, in a general sense, and Icelandic nationalism in particular. For this purpose the concepts of ideology, political culture, discourse and political language are pushed to the forefront as viable analytical tools to take on the difficult phenomena of nationalism. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Challenge from Nationalism : Problems of Community in Democracy

    Author : Per Helldahl; Jörgen Hermansson; Ulf Mörkenstam; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalism; Community; Theory of democracy; Political theory; United States of America; Germany; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines the relationship between democracy and nationalism from a normative standpoint. A point of departure is the assumption that any democracy requires a referent community, or demos. Nationalism has, in practice, frequently provided democracies with this sense of community during the last two centuries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Colonialism and Nationalism : Art, History, and Politics in James Joyce’s Ulysses

    Author : Irina Rasmussen Goloubeva; Ishrat Lindblad; Richard Brown; Emer Nolan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : English language; James Joyce; aesthetics; modernism; negativity; the modernist Sublime; modernity; liberalism; colonialism; nationalism; dialectical criticism; Hegel; Adorno; Rose; Jameson; Žižek; Engelska;

    Abstract : Through a thorough analysis of all eighteen episodes of Ulysses, this study advances a dialectical reading of Ireland’s pre-revolutionary imagination as it unfolds in James Joyce’s novel. By tracing Joyce’s engagements with British colonialism, national romanticism and the Celtic Revival, this study views Joyce’s modernist project as a comprehensive literary response to Ireland’s changing aesthetic sensibilities, political fortunes, and social concerns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Re-Branding A Nation Online : Discourses on Polish Nationalism and Patriotism

    Author : Magdalena Kania-Lundholm; Vessela Misheva; Simon Lindgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; nationalism; patriotism; nation branding; nation re-branding; cyberspace; Poland; post-socialist transformation; cultural national intimacy; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is two-fold. First, the discussion seeks to understand the concepts of nationalism and patriotism and how they relate to one another. In respect to the more critical literature concerning nationalism, it asks whether these two concepts are as different as is sometimes assumed. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Social Construction of Nationalism : Sweden as an Example

    Author : Patrik Hall; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; individualist and integrative nationalism; state; Nationalism; historicity; intellectuals; discourse; power knowledge; social organisation; genealogical; relational settings; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : In this thesis, nationalism is seen as a discourse constructed in social relations. Although socially constructed, nationalism still seems like having an impersonal character and the nation is commonly conceived of as a holistic system within which modern political relations are embedded. READ MORE