Search for dissertations about: "party politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words party politics.

  1. 1. Pro-welfare politics : A model for changes in European welfare states

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sang-Hoon Ahn; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Welfare state; Rights; Duties; Alliance; Social policy; Social insurance; Politics; Cleavages; Class; Welfare status; Multi-dimensional approach; Pooled time series analysis; LISREL; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the changing conditions of European welfare states and the underlying driving forces behind these changes. It is broadly based on the recently emphasized notions of dynamic structuring and internal structure of welfare programs, taking into account the new environment of the welfare state. READ MORE

  2. 2. European Party Politics and Gender Configuring Gender-Balanced Parliamentary Presence

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Emelie Lilliefeldt; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Science; statsvetenskap; Women’s parliamentary representation; qualitative comparative analysis; political parties; candidate selection; Europe; Latvia; Kvinnors politiska representation; qualitative comparative analysis; politiska partier; kandidatval; Europa; Lettland;

    Abstract : Under sent 1900-tal har andelen kvinnor och män i nationella demokratiska parlament i Europa blivit alltmer jämstora. Politiska partier formar politisk representation genom att välja egna kandidater till val. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transnational Party Alliances : : Analysing the Hard-Won Alliance Between Conservatives and Christian Democrats in the European Parliament

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Karl Magnus Johansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; alliance; arena; autonomy; Christian Democrat; Conservative; constraint; identity; integration; motive; opportunity; political party; process; transnational; Political and administrative sciences; transnational.; Alliance; förvaltningskunskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : This study examines processes of transnational alliance-building among political parties in the European Union (EU). It is associated with theories of transnational relations, neofunctionalist integration theory and domestic politics approaches to international co-operation and integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Voters' Perceptions of Party Politics - A Multilevel Approach

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Stefan Dahlberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Policy representation; voter perceptions; voting behavior; left-right ideology; perceptual agreement; political parties; party systems; electoral systems; institutions; multilevel;

    Abstract : Modern representative democracies are often described as government by the consent of the governed rather than government by the people. Elections play a central role in this context and several theorists of modern democracy have struggled to determine the circumstances under which effective political representation can exist. READ MORE

  5. 5. Religion in Nordic Politics as a Means to Societal Cohesion An Empirical Study on Party Platforms and Parliamentary Debates 1988–2012

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jonas Lindberg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; politics; Nordic; Scandinavia; church; diversity; secularisation; globalisation; politicisation; cleavage; civil religion; human rights; nationalism; right-wing populist; privatised religion; content analysis; mixed methods; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : In this study, I address the relationship between religion and politics in the Nordic countries, 1988–2012, against a background of increasing religious diversity alongside more or less continuous relationships between church and state. My aim is to analyse possible changes in the way religion is referred to by Nordic parliamentary parties, and in the way these parties use religion as a means to societal cohesion. READ MORE