Search for dissertations about: "political equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words political equality.

  1. 1. Youths' political efficacy : sources, effects and potentials for political equality

    Author : Sofia Sohl; Erik Amnå; Cecilia Arensmeier; Simone Abendschön; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Efficacy; Political Socialization; Youth; Political Equality; Political Participation; School; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to increase knowledge of political efficacy,both theoretically and empirically. A thorough theoretical discussion iscombined with empirical studies of the development of political efficacy and of its effects on political participation. The results are also discussed in the light of political equality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engineering Equality? : Assessing the Multiple Impacts of Electoral Gender Quotas

    Author : Pär Zetterberg; Li Bennich-Björkman; Per Adman; Christina Bergqvist; Anne Maria Holli; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; quotas; gender; women; equality; representation; participation; candidate selection; Latin America; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The driving question of this compilation thesis is whether quotas for political assemblies represent an effective tool for breaking down gender inequality in the political sphere. To put it differently, focus is on the possibilities for policy-makers to engineer equality. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Consumed Democracy : The Expansion of Consumer Choice, Its Causal Effects on Political Engagement, and Its Implications for Democracy

    Author : Johan Wejryd; Kåre Vernby; Eva Erman; Pär Zetterberg; Johan Martinsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; consumer choice; survey experiment; responsiveness; political equality; political participation; political engagement; marketization; political consumption; political consumerism; citizen-consumer.; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about expansions of consumer choice, their causal effects on political engagement, and the democratic implications that follow. For material and ideological reasons alike, consumer choices have expanded over the last decades and are likely to become even more present in citizens’ lives in the future. READ MORE

  4. 4. Equality and Participation : Distribution of Outcomes in Participatory Processes for Managing Natural Resources

    Author : Alba Mohedano Roldán; Andreas Duit; Simon Birnbaum; Camilla Sandström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; equality; participation; natural resource management; stakeholder; political regime; power inequality; participation outcomes; biosphere reserve; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Social justice has become an intrinsic feature of sustainable development. One of the ways in which it is expected we will reach more just and sustainable societies is through stakeholder participation in natural resource management. READ MORE

  5. 5. The politics of gender equality policy : a study of implementation and non-implementation in three Swedish municipalities

    Author : Ingrid Pincus; Anna Jónasdóttir; Abdul Khakee; Beatrice Halsaa; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender equality; policy analysis; power; implementation; institutionalization; men; leadership; local authorities; nondecision-making; non-implementation; statskunskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : The question raised in this thesis is why the implementation of the Swedish government’s gender equality policy for the most part comes to a halt when it is to be implemented in local organizations. Its aim, more concretely, is to investigate and analyze the role of men in political and administrative leadership positions when this policy is to be institutionalized in the operations of these organizations. READ MORE