Search for dissertations about: "normative democratic theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words normative democratic theory.

  1. 1. The All-Affected Principle and its Critics : A Study on Democratic Inclusion

    Author : Jonas Hultin Rosenberg; Lundström Mats; Robert Huseby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; the all-affected principle; democratic inclusion; demos; the boundary problem; normative democratic theory; the all-subjected principle; political equality; internal critique; competence;

    Abstract : The problem of democratic inclusion, which concerns inclusion in and exclusion from the demos, has attracted significant scholarly attention in the last decade. The all-affected principle seeks to resolve this problem by maintaining that all those and only those who are affected should be included in the demos. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Realist Stable Peace : Power, Threat and the Development of a Shared Norwegian-Swedish Democratic Security Identity 1905-1940

    Author : Magnus Ericson; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political and administrative sciences; theory; International Relations; Scandinavia; History; Realism; Stable Peace; Democratic Peace; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : This study concerns the development of Stable Peace between states in the modern anarchical international system. As a starting point for the inquiry the author argues that the prevalence of this type of interstate relationships—characterized by the mutual expectations that neither military violence nor threats thereof will be employed—may be seen as a fundamental challenge to the validity of prevailing Realist perpectives on contemporary IR. READ MORE

  3. 3. Democrats Without Borders. A Critique of Transnational Democracy

    Author : Johan Karlsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational democracy; cosmopolitan democracy; deliberative democracy; globalisation; human rights; democratic theory; international order;

    Abstract : Some scholars claim that globalisation compels us to radically rethink demo¬cracy both in theory and practice. This dissertation disputes such claims by arguing against two suggested normative models of transnational democracy: cosmopolitan democracy and deliberative democracy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Democracy Reconsidered : Britain, France, Sweden, and the EU

    Author : Hans Agné; Kjell Goldmann; Jörgen Hermansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Democratic theory; Autonomy; Participation; Deliberation; Internationalisation; Globalisation; EU; Budget policy; International Political Economy; parliament; European integration; Sweden; France; Britain; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate whether some positions in democratic theory should be adjusted or abandoned in view of internationalisation; and if adjusted, how. More specifically it pursues three different aims: to evaluate various attempts to explain levels of democracy as consequences of internationalisation; to investigate whether the taking into account of internationalisation reveals any reason to reconsider what democracy is or means; and to suggest normative interpretations that cohere with the adjustments of conceptual and explanatory democratic theory made in the course of meeting the other two aims. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unfit to live among others : Essays on the ethics of imprisonment

    Author : William Bülow; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Christopher Bennett; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Applied Ethics; Collateral Harm; Communicative Theory of Punishment; Democratic Self- determination; Doctrine of Double Effect; Felon Disenfranchisement; Imprisonment; Legal Punishment; Practical Philosophy; Philosophy of Punishment; Privacy; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis provides an ethical analysis of imprisonment as a mode of punishment. Consisting in an introduction and four papers the thesis addresses several important questions concerning imprisonment from a number of different perspectives and theoretical starting points. READ MORE