Search for dissertations about: "political framing"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words political framing.

  1. 11. The Governance Gap : Central–local steering & mental health reform in Britain and Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wendy Katherine Maycraft Kall; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mental health; public management reform; governance; hard and soft governance; policy steering instruments; administrative traditions; institutional legacies; professions; social work; policy framing; municipal government; care ideology; medical model; disability; risk; welfare policy; Britain; Sweden.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do governments choose certain types of governance strategies to steer the lower level agencies such as municipalities, health services and other welfare agencies? This is a problem facing many governments in the era of public management reforms, where policies are decided at national level while service responsibilities are decentralised and implemented by lower levels. Thus the main mechanism for governments to influence the implementation of these national reforms is through its choice of strategies and instruments to fill the governance gap between national policy-making and local government. READ MORE

  2. 12. Anti-immigrant attitudes in context The role of rhetoric, religion and political representation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Andrea Bohman; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anti-immigrant attitudes; immaterial contexts; political framing; political parties; religious context; Europe.; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Background. This thesis directs attention to how attitudes towards immigrants evolve under different contextual circumstances. READ MORE

  3. 13. Beyond Conflict and Conciliation The Implications of different forms of Corporate-Community Relations in the Peruvian Mining Industry

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

    Author : Maria-Therese Gustafsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporations; natural resource governance; mobilization; social movements; Peru; extractive industries; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : In Peru, the rapid expansion of extractive activities has led to increased mobilization by peasant communities. In remote rural areas, the mediating efforts of the state between communities and corporations are often weak, and corporations have played an important role in dealing with communities’ demands and protests through different strategies. READ MORE

  4. 14. The Social Construction of Green Building: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

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

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Stenberg; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Travel of ideas; Rhetorical community; Social construction; Framing; Community of practice and action; Sensemaking; Green building;

    Abstract : AbstractAlthough environmental issues have been on the agendas of governments, businesses and scientists for at least three decades, there still remain conceptual difficulties concerning what environment or green actually encompass. The concepts are in constant flux, shifting as actors who represent different social relevant groups struggle to find support for their specific interests. READ MORE

  5. 15. The Terms of Involvement A study of attempts to reform civil society's role in public decision making in Sweden​

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

    Author : Karin Gavelin; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil society; governance; reform; organisational behaviour; new institutionalism; institutional logics; institutionalisation; decoupling; interpretation; interpretive policy analysis; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : For the better part of a century, a distinguishing feature of the Swedish democratic model has been the close relationship between organised interests and public decision makers. Yet the first decade of the twenty-first century saw a number of attempts to reform Swedish civil society’s role in decision making, purportedly to make involvement activities more inclusive, reciprocal, flexible and consequential. READ MORE